Film screening: 5 Broken Cameras

AKDC@MIT and Center for Arabic Culture partner to host second film screening this season

Event date November 20, 2015 6:30 pm


The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT are co-sponsoring a screening of the highly acclaimed film, 5 Broken Cameras, at the CAC in Somerville, MA.  Directed by Emad Burant and Guy Davidi,  5 Broken Cameras is the first-ever Palestinian film to be nominated for best Documentary Feature by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar) and was a winner at the Sundance Film Festival in the category of World Cinema Directing. Read more about the film.

The screening will begin at 6:30 pm and will be followed by a discussion.  There will be a reception with light refreshments.  The event is free and open to the public.  The Center for Arabic Culture is located at 191 Highland Avenue, Suite 6B (basement level), Somerville, MA 02143.

5 Broken Cameras is the second film in a series of film screenings being held at CAC in conjunction the AKDC curated exhibition, Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings, currently on view at the Wolk Gallery, MIT. The exhibition runs through December 23, 2015.

See more information on the fall film screening series.