Monira Al Qadiri Art Workshop: Presented by the Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel, this will be a free interactive workshop with Kuwaiti visual artist Monira Al Qadiri. Based on the idea that an artist is not truthful to his art unless he 'becomes' it, what are the possibilities of imagining oneself as an art form?
Journey To Andalucia 2015: The Crossway Foundation and Art Jameel have released of a series of short films and photography documenting an incredible journey to Andalucia, Spain. Six photographers selected from Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom travelled on a two-week creative journey of a lifetime in April 2015. In Spain, the team learnt contemporary photographic practices in the magnificent settings of Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Madrid. The films can be viewed online in the link below.
Jaykar, The Cheeky Video Scene of the Gulf: In the past few years, sharp political and social critique in the Arab world has found a home in satire. In the Gulf states, comedy has become a powerful tool to express real grievances, outwitting censorship and government controls. In particular, in Saudi Arabia, the production of online YouTube series has exploded, with millions of viewers tuning in each day. Presented by the Crossway Foundation and EOA.
Lebanese Rocket Society: As part of its continuing Middle East films programme, the Crossway Foundation presents the Lebanese Rocket Society, directed by Khalil Joreige & Joana Hadjithomas. This internationally acclaimed documentary excavates a forgotten moment in history and recalls the utopian possibilities that ultimately lost out to civil and regional conflict.