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The Land: dir Yousseff Chahine (1969)
24 July @ 6.00 pm - 8.00 pmFree, but pre-register
This newly restored masterpiece by the iconic Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine (1926 -2008) details the struggle of a group of peasant farmers in the 1930s to protect their fields and their livelihood from feudal control. It was voted 4th in Dubai International Film Festival’s 2013 poll of the greatest Arab movies.
Screens in the Cinem’Art programme of films inspired by artworks at Louvre Abu Dhabi, curated by Hind Mezaina and showing each Wednesday in July. All films are free, but pre-book on 600 56 55 66, at the museum ticketing desk, or via the website.