About This Show

3rd I NY and Alwan present CROSSING OutLINES: Arab, Iranian & Asian Video Festival. 3rd I NY is a monthly film and music salon showcasing independent filmmakers and dj’s/musicians of South Asia and South Asian descent. 3rd I NY is affiliated with 3rd I, a national network with chapters in San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. 3rd I is committed to promoting diverse images of South Asians through
independent film. Alwan seeks to promote the arts and culture of Iran and the Arab World. Alwan has chapters in New York, Washington, D.C. and Houston.

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SHORTS I

The Interrogation: Hesham Issawi, Egypt/USA, 2002, 19 min.

A military camp in unknown country. A colonel is obsessed with old images; images he has retained since childhood. He interrogates a judge he is convinced is his parents’ killer. Best Short, New York Independent Film & Video Festival.

Something Like Me: Mona Zahed, Iran, 2001, 45 min.

The director takes her camera to Afghanistan at the beginning of the war.

A Number Zero (Ala Sefr): Saed Andoni, Palestine, 2002, 27 min.

The filmmaker returns to his hometown of Bethlehem during the Israeli army invasion of the city in April 2001. He goes to a barber to cut his hair and finds that the barbershop is a microcosm of the community, which comes to the shop in order to seek refuge from the warring world outside. The regular patrons strive for a measure of normalcy in their conversations and the enactment of their usual rhythms of life.

Part of the Arab, Iranian & Asian Video Festival.

Show Details

Dates: One Night Only: December 12, 2003
Location: 16 Beaver Group, New York

16 Beaver Street<br>Fifth Floor,

BOWLING GREEN,

10004

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