European Film Screenings for October 27 and 27: Alentejo, Alentejo and One Million Dubliners
Alentejo, Alentejo (2014)
Director: Sérgio Tréfaut
Former journalist Tréfaut is now one of Portugal’s most successful documentary makers — his films have screened in over 40 countries. In Alentejo, Alentejo, the director travels to the Alentejo countryside in Southern Portugal to discover traditional Cante music and document the lives of its performers.
• Tuesday October 27, 6pm, Novo Cinemas, WTC Mall, Abu Dhabi; Wednesday October 28, 6pm, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
One Million Dubliners (2014) Director: Aoife Kelleher Country: Ireland
The evening’s second screening sees Shane MacThomais, resident historian at Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery, unravel the unspoken stories of love, loss, redemption, emotion and history that he encounters every day.
• Tuesday October 27, 8pm, Novo Cinemas, WTC Mall, Abu Dhabi; Wednesday October 28, 8pm, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
The Emirati short The Journey (2012) by Hana Makki will show before the screenings. Tickets are available free from the cinemas on a first-come, first-served basis. The European Film Screenings continue until Friday October 30 in Abu Dhabi and Saturday October 31 in Dubai. Tickets are available free from the cinemas on a first-come-first-served basis.
• For more information, visit www.europeanfilmscreenings.com
Published: October 26, 2015 04:00 AM