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Cinema season Euroba in Malaga

From November 12, 2010 until June 29, 2011

From June 1st to 29th, Casa Árabe takes to Malaga the season EuroBa, organized by Laila and Nadia Hotait.Europe, or Euroba in the Arabic phonetics, is plural, varied, has many pasts and presents and a piece of its closest future hangs on the understanding and assimilation of the migrations that come from Arab or Islamic countries towards its territory.

This season presents titles produced by both European and Arab directors.


Al otro lado cartelThe Edge of Heaven, by Fatih Akin (Germany and Turkey, 2007, 122 min.).
Though a series of meetings, relations and deceases, the fragile lives of six people cross during their emotional travels between Germany and Turkey.
Ecce hommos, by Claude El Khal (Lebanon, 2009, 12 min.).
Full of enthusiasm and hope, a young Lebanese filmmaker knocks on the door of an “international” producer to pitch his film project.

Yalla, yalla! cartelYalla, yalla!, by Jossef Fares (Sweden, 2001, 88 min.).
A young man with Lebanese origins who lives in Sweden, Roro, decides to finally introduce his Swedish girlfriend to his family. That very same afternoon he finds out that his wedding to a Lebanese girl is being arranged and that she will be sent back to Lebanon if she does not marry him. Roro and his best friend do their best to try to solve the situation.

Lejos cartelFar Away (Loin), by André Téchiné (France, 2001, 126 min.).
The story of Serge, a lorry driver who travels periodically between France and Africa and accepts an illegal proposal of smuggling some cargo in order to get some extra money. Serge has a special and passionate relation with Sarah, a young Moroccan female who has to decide whether she wishes to move to Canada to her brother's house or to stay in her city.
Bamboleho, by Luis Prieto (Spain, 2001, 13 min.).
The story of a seventeen year-old youth who lives in the street and shares his life with his best friend, Ahmed, a young man with Magrheb origins, and his girlfriend Mara, a teenager willing to have new experiences and adventures.

Salut, Cousin, by Merzak Allouache (Algeria and France, 1996, 96 min.).
A young Algerian arrives in Paris, where his cousin has been living for some time. He has been told that it is the promised land and that easy money is at hand. Once there, he discovers that things are not as expected.
In this world cartel
In this world, by Michael Winterbotton (United Kingdom, 2002, 88 min.).
Jamal and Enayatullah are two Afghan youngsters that live in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. Jamal can hardly get money out of his job in a brick factory and survives in the refugee camp of Shamshatoo. Enayatullah's family decides to send him to England to have a better life, and his cousin tries to convince the family that he should also join the trip.


Wednesday, June 1st
The Edge of Heaven
Wednesday, June 8th Ecce homos and Yalla, yalla!
Wednesday, June 15th
Far Away
Wednesday, June 22nd
Bamboleho and Salut, Cousin
Wednesday, June 29th
In this world
Film shows will take place at Malaga Contemporary Art Centre (c/ Alemania, s/n) at 20.00. Films will be on original version with Spanish subtitles. Free entrance limited by space availability.
Cinema season Euroba in Malaga