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Black Box Cinema back at Abu Dhabi

International Book Fair to offer platform for film lovers

18 Apr 2016 | 10:46 am
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Emirati filmmaker Nawaf Al Janahi’s Black Box Cinema project will return for the third consecutive year at the 26th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), from 27 April to 3 May at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

The cinema programme consists of Emirati and Arabic films, and will offer a platform to discuss the local cinema movement and other professional aspects of filmmaking.

Visitors who buy specialised books on cinema from participating publishing houses will get a chance to watch a film of their choice between 2pm and 5pm.

The Black Box Cinema will feature 18 films from 10 Arab nations including Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Palestine, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Kuwait: ‘A Thousand Mercies and Lights, ‘Get Married’, ‘A Wish’, ‘Bang Bang’, ‘Made of Clay’, ‘Romeo Married Juliet’, ‘Bou Lawlad’, ‘Crossing Boarders’, ‘Hot, Dry Summers’, ‘Zakaria’, ‘Asalam Alaiki ya Mariam’, ‘Waves 98’, ‘Five’, ‘Eye & Mermaid’, ‘An Image’s Thoughts’, ‘Cholo’, ‘Water & Blood’ and ‘A Decision’.