Young Filmmakers’ Circle – Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Tuesday 13 March

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Date Tuesday 13 March 6pm - 8pm
Venue Blue Hall, The Arts Center, NYUAD

Free admission, RSVP below

Short film screenings will be followed by a panel discussion on the “Importance of Short Films in the Arab World” moderated by Artist and Writer Hind Mezaina, with filmmaker Amna Al Nowais, educator Greg Unaru, and partner of MAD Solutions Abdallah Al Shami. In partnership with the Film and New Media NYU Abu Dhabi.

  • Omnia: exploring the psychological and physical effects of female circumcision, Amna Al Nowais’ powerful short film won the Best Muhr Emirati Short Award at Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)
  • Ave Maria: this comedy tells the story of the Nuns of the Sisters of Mercy. Located in the in the West Bank wilderness, their daily routine of silence and prayer is disrupted when a family of religious settlers crash their car into the convent’s wall. Winner of the Best Muhr Short Film at DIFF
  • Ayny: An animated short film about two young boys who have run away from their mother’s protection into war, following their dream of playing an Oud

 

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  1. A stipend will be provided to selected supers for rehearsal and performance days as well catering service throughout.

 

  1. Applicants MUST confirm availability for company auditions and commit to attending ALL REHEARSALS prior to the performances.

 

        AUDITION (in Emirates Palace) for final selection of supers

 

        REHEARSALS (in Emirates Palace)

 

        PERFORMANCES (in Emirates Palace)

 

  1. Applicants are encouraged to mention their preferred roles upon application, however final assignment decisions will be made by ADF and ABT.

 

        MARKET LADY x 2 (FEMALE)

 

        ELEGANT/ GRAND LADY x 4 (FEMALE)

 

        BRIDESMAID x 4 (FEMALE)

 

        MONK x 4 (MALE)

 

         MALE BUTCHER x 2 (MALE)

 

        ELEGANT GENTLEMAN x 2 (MALE)

 

        MALE ESCALUS GUARD x 2 (MALE)