Reel Bad Arabs: Launch of the BAFTA Arab Cinema Weekend

Screening Sunday 4th March, 2007

Followed by a discussion on contemporary Arab cinema with Ali Jaafar (film critic, BFI) and Mona Deeley (director of the Zenith Foundation and curator for the BAFTA Arab Cinema Weekend).

Based on Dr. Jack Shaheen’s best-selling book, this documentary examines the Arab stereotypes produced by America’s dream factory for the past 100 years from silent movies to today’s blockbusters.