October 19, 2011
The Arab Film Festival Highlights Voices of the Arab Spring
The 15th Annual Arab Film Festival is coming to Los Angeles, October 21st-23rd. Come view a
broad selection of films that tell stories of romance, humor and unrest in the Middle East. Amid
the political upheaval of the Arab Spring, filmmakers explore the issues that sparked the courage
and spirit of a people resolved to fight for their humanity.
The Festival opens with Mohamed Amin’s, Egyptian Maidens. Set against the backdrop of an
Egypt on the brink of revolution, Egyptian Maidens, follows two unmarried women as they
navigate the clash between traditional values and their emerging sense of independence, in a
country also seeking to carve out a new path.
The Festival opens on October 21st at 6:30 pm with a cocktail and mezze reception, followed by
the Centerpiece screening of Egyptian Maidens.
Complete Film listings available at http://www.arabfilmfestival.org
OCTOBER 21st -23rd
Writers Guild Theatre in Beverly Hills
135 South Doheny Drive
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211
LA all access: $80
$20 (includes cocktails and mezze reception and Egyptian Maidens screening)