Posts tagged "Barakah Meets Barakah"

The 60th BFI London Film Festival

60th BFI London Film Festival October 5th-16th, 2016 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland The 60th BFI London Film Festival played like a ‘Best Of’ the 2016 international film festivals.  Opening with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and closing with Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, the festival showcased some of the year’s most buzzed about films.  […]

Berlinale 2016

  Berlinale February 11th – 21st, 2016 Berlin, Germany by Joanna Orland In its 66th year, the Berlin International Film Festival continued its tradition of showcasing a diverse collection of films from around the world.  This year’s film festival jury was presided over by acting legend Meryl Streep who led a panel including Clive Owen […]

Berlinale: Barakah Meets Barakah ( Barakah yoqabil Barakah )

Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) Directed by Mahmoud Sabbagh Starring Hisham Fageeh and Fatima AlBanawi by Malin Arvidsson Saudi Arabia would probably be one of the last countries you would expect a romantic comedy from. But Barakah Meets Barakah, which is the first feature film from Saudi Arabia ever to be shown at the […]