Theeb: dir Naji Abu Nowar (2014)
2 February @ 5.00 pm - 6.30 pmFree
It’s 1916 and the world is at war, but it has barely impacted on the lives of a Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Empire. Then a British officer passes through on a mysterious mission; Theeb, the mischievous youngest son of the tribe’s Sheikh, finds himself caught in an epic journey that will take him far away from home … Arabic with English subtitles.
One of a series of screenings, curated by Hind Mezaina, that is inspired by the Louvre’s Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia exhibition to look at the Arabian Peninsula past and present.