Arabian Sights Film Festival

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Sunday, November 4, 2012

The Seventeenth Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival returns with 10 new and innovative films from today's Arab world! This year's festival features a captivating selection of films from countries including Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and more.

Guest film directors, American premieres, and post-screening receptions are among the items on the agenda. An Audience Award for favorite film will be presented. All films will be screened with English subtitles.

This year's festival will take place in collaboration with the National Geographic Museum, currently hosting 1001 Inventions: Discover the Golden Age of Muslim Civilization, an award-winning exhibition showcasing the scientific and cultural achievements from Muslim civilization from the 7th century onward.

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