BBC Arabic TV’s Cinema Badila -focused on independent films, showing shorts in full (combined film length of up to 40 minutes per episode) and features interviews with filmmakers and experts. The programme offers a high visibility platform reaching the channel’s estimated weekly audience of 32 million viewers.



San Francisco Film Society – Special Preview Screening Nov 2012

Dubai International Film Festival – World Premiere, Dec 2012

Middle East Film Now, Festival, Florence, Italy – European Premiere, Apr 2013

Hot Docs Festival Doc Shop, April 2013

Montreal World Film Festival, – N. American Premiere Aug 2013

McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Aug 2013

Arab Film Festival, Harmony Gold Theatre, Los Angeles, Oct 2013

Arab Film Festival, Berkeley Landmark Theatre, Oct 2013

Arabian Sights Film Festival, Washington D.C. , Oct 2013

International Festival of Ethnographic Film (IFEF), Sofia, Bulgaria, Nov 2013

Beeld Voor Beeld Festival, National Film Institute of the Netherlands, Dec 2013

Middle East North Africa Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria, Jan 2014

Göttingen Int’l Ethnographic Film Festival, Göttingen, Germany, May 2014

Palm Beach Int’l Film Festival, Palm Beach Florida, April 2014

Alliance Français, San Francisco March 2014

BBC Arabic TV Cinema Badila Program, U.K, March 2014

Institute for European Ethnology & Cultural Studies, Marburg, Germany, July 2014

African World Festival (presented by Arab American Museum) Detroit, Michigan, Aug 2014

BBC Arabic TV Cinema Badila Program, U.K, Aug 2014

Louisville International Film Festival, Louisville, Kentucky, Oct 2014

Gig Harbor Film Festival, Gig Harbor, WA, Oct 2014

Tiburon Film Society, Sausalito, CA, Mar 2015

Ethografilm, Cine 13 Theatre, Paris, France, Apr 2015

Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct 2015

Pan African Film and Arts Festival (presented by UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies), Los Angeles, CA, Feb 2016

University Screenings in Taiwan Mar-Apr 2016

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NCTU, Hsinchu City,Providence University, Taichung City
National Chung Hsing University, Taichung City
Kaohsiung Film Archive (, Kaohsiung City
Fo Guang University, Ilan City
National Taiwan University, Taipei City
Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan City
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu City
Indigenous Education and Research Center, National Pingtung University, Pingtung City

Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN Aug 2016