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. Click here for an overview of all screenings organized as part of this series.