IMA: New Cinema from the Middle East
Sat., Nov. 3, Sat., Nov. 17 and Sat., Dec. 8 2012
Three films presented in conjunction with the Islamic art exhibition Beauty and Belief. Nov. 3: Wham! Bam! Islam! (2011), about a Kuwaiti psychologist who creates a comic book featuring 99 characters representing the 99 virtues of Allah. Nov. 17: The Noise of Cairo (2012), a sketch of the art scene in post-revolution Cairo. Dec. 8: The White Meadows (2009), directed by Mohammad Rasolulof and edited by Jafar Panahi, both of whom are now serving prison terms in Iran for film-related activities.