The NYUAD Art Gallery is pleased to invite you to a screening of short films by filmmaker Nujoom Alghanem.
Nujoom Alghanem is an Emirati artist, poet, scriptwriter and multi- award-winning film director. She was born in Dubai in 1962, has published eight poetry collections and produced eleven films including five short fictions and six feature length documentaries. Her films have won local, regional and international prizes. She is the founder of Nahar Productions, a film production company based in Dubai and a professional trainer in filmmaking and creative writing.
This event kicks off a series of film screenings of Nujoom Alghanem’s short and feature films, presented in dialogue with with the National Pavilion UAE’s coming exhibition Rock, Paper, Scissors #positionsinplay #uaeinvenice #nationalpavilionuae.
FILMS IN PROGRAM:
- The Park, (1997), Short Fiction, 14 min
- Between Two Banks (1999), Short Documentary, 20 min
- Salma’s Dinner (2011), Short Fiction, 8 min
This film screening is in connection with But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008, on view at the NYUAD Art Gallery from March 2 to May 27.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: But We Cannot See Them