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Critics Without Borders Program 2021

 

Program Start End Activity
Thursday 30 Sep. 17:00 18:00 First meeting & Orientation
Friday 1 Oct. 10:30 11:00 Opening
11:00 12.3 Session 1 – What did we do last year? Film criticism work in the age of the pandemic
14:00 15:30 Session 2 – Where we stand? The role of a film critics in today’s industry dynamics
Saturday 2 Oct. 10:30 11:45 Session 3 – Criticism of the new age: dealing with the modern forms and waves of film criticism
13:00 14:00 Seminar – INDEPENDENT ARAB WOMEN FILMMAKERS AT THE FOREFRONT – WHAT LESSONS CAN BE LEARNT?
15:00 16:15 Session 4 – Can we be effective? The role of film critics in supporting democratization and changing Stereotypes (East vs. West)
Sunday 3 Oct. 10:00 11:15 Session 5 –Woman’s Cinema, a discussion about the influence of female filmmakers globally and in the Arab world, and the role of critics in the case
11:30 13:30 “Woman: The Present and Future of Arab Cinema”, a Masterclass by Lebanese film critic Ibrahim Alariss
15:00 16:15 Session 6 – After the Storm.. Arab cinema and criticism 10 years after the “Arab Spring”
Monday 4 Oct. 10:15 11:30 Closing Meeting
11:30 12:30 Closing reception and Certificates