Middle East Studies

"Captain Abu Raed" / Dreaming of Tomorrow, Youth Culture in the Middle East film series

Friday, November 7, 2014

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Captain Abu Raed – This is the first feature film produced in Jordan in more than 50 years. It explores the relationship between a charismatic elder in a poor neighborhood of Amman and the children who grow to admire him.

This screening is part of  "Dreaming of Tomorrow: Youth Culture in the Middle East", a film series curated by Sa'ed Adel Atshan, Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies at the Watson Institute for International Studies.