Hilal - Session 1

Date: Friday, January 19, 2024
Time: 3 pm – 7 pm
Location: Auditorium – Museum of Islamic Art

Film Screening – Name Me Lawand

Join us for an immersive film experience as Ajyal Film Club presents the screening of Name Me Lawand by Edward Lovelace

Year: 2022
Runtime: 84 minutes
Director: Edward Lovelace
Type: Feature Documentary
Synopsis: Five-year-old Lawand is on a quest to find a world where there are people like him – people who will understand him. Since birth, Lawand has been profoundly deaf and unable to communicate with those around him. He undertakes a treacherous journey with his family from Iraq to Derby, home of the Royal School for the Deaf. But this new life soon comes under threat when the family face deportation. Along with members of the Derby community, they begin a new quest – a fight to stay in the place they now call home.
Language: English, Kurdish with Arabic and English subtitles

Film Screening is followed by a Q&A session moderated by Hilal Juror Khaled Fahad Al Kubaisi

Behind the Scenes of Film Masterclass with Nissryne Dib

Explore the world of filmmaking with our exclusive masterclass hosted by Nissryne Dib. During this masterclass, members will Gain a deeper understanding of the entire filmmaking process, from idea conception to the final production. Dib will offer members a quick but comprehensive overview of the different roles in filmmaking.