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FILMS // The Beat Goes On

  • Studio Theatre 1501 14th Street Northwest (map)

A glimpse behind the curtain of music production and memory in Palestine from the early 20th century to the vibrant indie music scene of today.

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FEATURE // A Magical Substance Flows Into Me

by Jumana Manna | 66 min. | 2016

A portrait of Palestinian and Mizrahi (Eastern Jewish) music in and around Jerusalem, in response to the historic radio program Oriental Music Broadcast, by ethnomusicologist Robert Lachmann.

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SHORT // From Beneath the Earth

by Sami Alalul | World Premiere | 21 min. | 2017


SHORT // The Embroidery


by Salsabeel Abdelhamid | DC Premiere | 2 min. | 2017

An exploration of the filmmaker's story intertwined with her grandmother's, where a single cross-stitch represents their intersection.

Earlier Event: October 7
RECEPTION // Celebrating Seven Years
Later Event: October 8
DANCE // Dabke is Life