The Middle East in Focus
14 June 2007
The season of short films will be shows as part of SEEN, FACT's adventurous and experimental film programme, coinciding with Anna Lucas' exhibition in Gallery 1 & 2, Here and Your Here, which contains a new commission documenting an exploration of the deserts of Jericho and Sinai.
The Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival is in its sixth year. It's the only festival of its kind in the UK and is a city-wide two week celebration with over twenty events taking place at different venues. Running from 01 to 15 July 2007, the programme features a host of cultural activity from across the Arab world in the fields of visual arts, poetry, theatre, music, dance, film and food which take place in a variety of venues. The Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival provides a platform for international, national and local artists and communities and is expected to attract audiences, not just from Merseyside, but from across the UK and beyond.