7pm Without Her|Bi Roya dir Arian Vazirdaftari (2023)
Just two weeks before Roya is set to emigrate from Iran to Denmark, she encounters a quiet young girl who appears to be lost and doesn’t remember anything. Roya takes her in, providing her with a home and introducing her to her husband, family and friends — all the while blissfully unaware that this girl has come to replace her. A Persian/Danish thriller with English subtitles.
9pm The Dam dir Ali Cherri (2022)
Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nilein Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Every evening he secretly goes off into the desert to build a mysterious mud construction. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own … Arabic with English subtitles.
The CineMAS contemporary Arab cinema series is a mini-festival of independent films curated by Hind Mezaina and presented by the NYUAD Film and New Media Program in partnership with the NYUAD Arts Center. Day tickets are AED 30, weekend (Saturday & Sunday) tickets are AED 50, a full-week pass is AED 150..
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