Strongly rooted in local specificities, Domain: To Those Who Remain draws from a deep connection to land and provides a rare insight into the colourful lives of rural communities within the South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA) region.
28 Nov 2022, Mon, 9:00 PM / Oldham Theatre / 103 mins / PG
Fatna Bent El Hoceine and her troupe of singers travel across Morocco performing aïta—a traditional Moroccan song originating as an anti-colonial war cry.
Izza GÉNINI Morocco, France 28 mins PG Singapore Premiere
Return to Oulad Moumen
An early example of diaspora filmmaking that tells the story of Izza Génini’s large and characterful family separated in the diaspora as well as their complex emotions towards their homeland.
Izza GÉNINI Morocco, France 49 mins PG Singapore Premiere
On the Nile in North Sudan, bricklayer Maher senses the presence of an unknown being watching over him as he succumbs to the magic and mystery of the desert.
Ali CHERRI France, Sudan, Lebanon, Germany, Serbia, Qatar 80 mins PG Singapore Premiere
A young Iraqi rubbish picker finds an American sex doll, setting off a chain of events as he confronts fundamentalism and consumerism.
Ahmed Yassin Al Daradji Iraq, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UK 103 mins M18 (Nudity and Sexual References) Southeast Asian Premiere
An impactful and heart-wrenching film about the experiences of a family in war-torn Syria.
Soudade KAADAN UK, Syria, France 103 mins PG (Some Coarse Language) Southeast Asian Premiere
Under the Fig Trees
Young women work and flirt in a Tunisian fig orchard in this languid tale of first love and sisterhood.
Erige SEHIRI Tunisia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar 92 mins PG Southeast Asian Premiere