As part of this year’s?Shubbak Festival?the Crossway Foundation brings you an evening of thought-provoking films from the Gulf.

This screening will include exciting new satirical shorts from groups such as Meqdad Al-Kout (Kuwait) and Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain),?many of which have never before been translated into English.

Following the screening there will be a Q+A with the series’ curator?Monira Al Qadiri?and?Crossway Foundation Trustee?Amal Khalaf.

FILM SCREENING & Q+A: 7.00 ? 8.30PM
Admission free but RSVP required. Please email? reserve your place.

Hitchhiker, 2015 by Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain)
The Funeral, 2015?by Misfitz Comedy (Bahrain)
New Year-ish Expressions, Telfaz11 – Temsah Series (Saudi Arabia)
I’m not afraid of my Sponsor, 2015 by?Telfaz11 (Saudi Arabia)
Developing Culture, 2015 by Sheno Ya’ani Group (Kuwait)
World of Swalef 4, 2015 by Meqdad Al-Kout (Kuwait)
Picnic, 2014 by Masameer (Saudi Arabia)
The Last Call, 2015 by?Masameer (Saudi Arabia)

Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture. 11 ? 26 July 2015. Shubbak is the UK?s premier festival of contemporary Arab culture, presenting outstanding international Arab artists to London audiences and communities.?