Institute of Contemporary Arts

Her Man, Ayten Amin, 2006, Egypt, 10 mins, Arabic with English subtitles
Based on the 1954 short story ‘Did You Have to Turn on the Lights, Lili?’ by Egyptian writer Youssef Edris, director Marawan Hamed’s Lili, explores faith by following a handsome young preacher who must fend off the belle of his district. Ayten Amin presents an atypical feminist take on female rivalry in Her Man, an adaptation of a short story by Egyptian writer Ahdaf Soueif. Jordanian director Yahya Alabdallah offers a brief snapshot of marital dysfunction in A Man in a Cup, an adaptation of a short story by Iraqi writer Hedeya Hussein. Qatari director Ali Al Anssari takes on American writer Edgar Allan Poe’s iconic 1843 short story ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ in I, a tale of friendship, betrayal and conceit.

Programme:
Marwan Hamed, Lili, 2001, Egypt, 40 mins, Arabic with English subtitles
Ayten Amin, Her Man, 2006, Egypt, 10 mins, Arabic with English subtitles
Ali Al Anssari, I, 2012, Qatar, 17 mins, Arabic with English subtitles
Yahya Alabdallah, A Man in a Cup, 2006, Jordan, 5 mins, Arabic with English subtitles

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This screening is followed by a Q&A with Ayten Amin and curator Joseph Fahim.