In Nice Bombs filmmaker Usama Alshaibi returns to Baghdad to reunite with his family after nearly 24 years.
“…a surprisingly warm first-person video diary… edited with grace and tact.” –Chicago Tribune by Michael Phillips
“thoroughly engaging . . .offers a uniquely time-layered vision of the war.” –Variety
I’ll be giving an artist talk at the University of Michigan in Dearborn, and then will screen my documentary Nice Bombs at the Arab American National Museum on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 7pm.
Special thanks to my good friend Adam Sekuler for setting this up. I’ve never been to Dearborn and excited to connect with the students and the Arab community over there.
My film Allahu Akbar will be screening as part of a group exhibition titled:”Sur le motif” (“On the Pattern”) at the Center d’art Madeleine-Lambert in Vénissieux, France, from December 17, 2022 to February 25, 2023.
Our short film ‘Soon’ will have its Colorado premiere at the Denver Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Rocky Mountain region.
There is a moment on every journey when it becomes impossible to quantify how much farther we have to go. The challenge comes in recognizing the amorphousness of expectations and the malleability of experience. What was before simply is no longer. Time moves ahead, often without explanation.
Curated by Megan Young at SPACES