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The Best of Arab Short Film Screening | SF

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102


Middle Eastern “SWANA” Heritage Festival | 2018

In recent years, the Library has celebrated Middle Eastern Heritage. In order to recognize more of the residents and the region, they are renaming the celebration SWANA.

SWANA honors the diverse cultures, traditions and histories of Southwest Asian and North African heritage. Throughout the month, enjoy a diverse array of lectures, films, cooking demonstrations and performance programs for all ages at every library location.

During SWANA, view a collection of outstanding short films from the Arab Film Festival, listen to beats by Opium Sabbah, son of the legendary Algerian DJ Cheb I Sabbah, attend calligraphy demonstrations, and attend a presentation about the role and status of Muslim women today.

Fantastic food programs include sampling dishes by Chef Aliza, made with with her unique Israeli spice blends, Palestinian food tastings and hummus making classes.

Visit sfpl.org/SWANA for more details.  View the complete Program Guide (PDF).

SWANA Heritage Festival 2018
September 1-30. 2018
San Francisco Public Library
FREE (some events require registration)

Arab Shorts is a multifaceted program that includes narrative, documentary and animated short films.

This event will feature a collection of outstanding short films from the upcoming Arab Film Festival, showcasing emergent voices and diverse approaches in cinematic storytelling by contemporary Arab filmmakers and artists.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Movies
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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