Shubbak Festival

A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture

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Shubbak is London's largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture,with events taking place across London from 28 Jun–14 Jul. 

The film strand of the biennial arts festival, screening exclusively at the Barbican, presents UK and London premieres of the best contemporary cinema from across the Arab world, Q&As, shorts and a panel discussion with Arab-British filmmakers.