Shubbak Festival: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture
Shubbak is London's largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture.
Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences every two years. The festival returns this summer with events taking place across London from 28 June–14 July 2019.
Shubbak: Sofia (15*) + ScreenTalk
Sofia’s unexpected pregnancy comes as a surprise to everyone including Sofia herself – but for a young woman out of wedlock, it requires urgent action: a father’s letter is needed to deliver the baby
Arab-British filmmakers in conversation: Panel Discussion
A multi-award winning panel of Arab-British directors discuss how they interpret their hyphenated identities and how it has impacted on the stories they tell and films they make.