Monday 10 July


What's on Monday 10 July 2017

As I Open My Eyes

10 July 2017 6pm

Picturehouse at FACT | £5


Director, Leyla Bouzid.

Followed by a post-screening discussion with lead actor Baya Medhaffar

Leyla Bouzid’s film focuses on the world of Tunisian youth on the eve of the revolution. It’s summer 2010, and Farah (Baya Medhaffar) becomes the lead singer of an underground rock band. But the police are altered to their subversive performances, while Farah must decide whether her future lies in musical rebellion or medical school. As I Open My Eyes won two awards at the Venice Film Festival.

Co-presented with Arab British Centre’s SAFAR: A Celebration of Contemporary Arab Cinema

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10 July 2017 6-8pm

Young LAAF: My ID

Bluecoat, Sandon Room, School Ln, Liverpool L1 3BX  |  FREE


10 July, 6-8pm

Bluecoat, Liverpool

Spoken word event. Followed by a Q & A to discuss identity for Arab young people in Liverpool today. Exploring Arabic text through performance and original works from young Arab people in Liverpool.

There will be a performance by Amina Atiq, a Yemeni published poet and member of Writing on the Wall’s young writers group who uses her words to educate.

All welcome. Suitable for all the family.

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Young LAAF funded by:

Project partners: Liverpool Arabic Centre, Calderstones School, Harthill Youth Centre