Friday, August 19, 2022
Discovery Theater, Discovery Square
Arabia reveals a unique culture, a history full of adventure, an environment of extreme challenges, a people of strong faith and a film which bridges cultures. An epic combination of historical recreations and contemporary scenes of everyday life, Arabia follows the story of Saudi Arabian filmmaking student Hamzah Jamjoom as he returns home from Chicago’s De Paul University to make a film about his native culture. As Hamzah discovers the roots of his people’s ancient traditions, you will learn how Saudi Arabian society developed through history into what it is today and discover a visually striking world of fascinating heritage.
This film screening is sponsored by Graduate Affairs and is part of Orientation 2022.