February 14, Wednesday

Beauty and the Dogs (2017)

Directed by Kaouther Ben Hania
Tunisia | PG-13 | Crime, Drama | Arabic | 100 min
Venue: Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Time: Feb 14, 7:30pm

During a student party, Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, meets the mysterious Youssef and leaves with him. A long night will begin, during which she will have to fight for her rights and her dignity. But how can justice be made when it lies on the side of the tormentors? Beauty and the Dogs screened at Cannes in Un Certain Regard.

Cholo (2013)

Directed by Muzna Almusafer
Oman, Tanzania | PG | Drama, Short | Swahili | 21 min
Venue: Warehouse421, Mina Zayed
Time: Feb 14, 9:30am

The dark-skinned 11-year-old Cholo meets his fair-skinned brother Abdullah for the first time, when their father Said arrives in Muscat from Zanzibar. Although, strikingly different, the two boys enjoy a crackling chemistry.