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Elia Suleiman

Comedy as a Tool of Resistance: The cinema of Elia Suleiman

To call Elia Suleiman the most influential Arab filmmaker working today would not...

Ken Loach

Ken Loach has won two Palme d'Or awards for Best Film at the Cannes Film Festival, the first for the Irish Independence War drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley in 2006 and the second with his takedown of Britain's unemployment rules I, Daniel Blake in 2016. He is one of the few directors in...

Moderator: Kamal AlJafari

Kamal AlJafari works with moving and still images, interweaving between fiction, non-fiction, and art. Aljafari’s past films include Unusual Summer (2020), Recollection (2015), Port of Memory (2009), and The Roof (2006).


Moderator: Kaleem Aftab

Kaleem Aftab is a member of the London Film Critics Circle. He is the author of Spike Lee: That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to it, an authorized biography on the acclaimed New York filmmaker. He is the UK correspondent for Cineuropa, and writes industry news and features for Screen International...