Film Screening: The Dam

Film Screening: The Dam Chester Beatty
  • Free to visit

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Event times:

18:00 - 20:00

Event location:

Chester Beatty

Event price:


About this event

Set in Sudan in 2019 as President Omar al-Bashir is about to be deposed, Maher, a brickmaker at the hydroelectric Merowe dam, is secretly building a mysterious mud creation.

As the Arab Spring takes on a life of its own, so does Maher’s creation. Directed by Ali Cherri and selected for Cannes Director’s Fortnight in 2022.

18 (2022), 84 minutes. Arabic with English subtitles. Free, no booking required.

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