akram zaatari - twenty-eight nights and a poem

universiteit leiden - netherlands
may 18, 2020


The LUCIS' MENA Cultures and Global Aesthetics team presents an online live screening of Akram Zaatari's film Twenty-Eight Nights and a Poem (2015). Watch full film on Universiteit Leiden link here.


Twenty-Eight Nights and a Poem is based on interviews with photographer Hashem el Madani (1928 - 2017), research on Studio Shehrazade, which Madani ran from 1953 until his death, and an archival exploration of the Madani collection now housed at the Arab Image Foundation in Beirut.