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Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim to participate in DAFF

Thu, Sep. 14, 2017
CAIRO - 14 September 2017: The Egyptian movie ‘Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim’ will participate in the fourth edition of Dublin Arabic Film Festival (DAAF), which takes place at The Irish Film Institute in Dublin’s Temple Bar and Dublin Castle, from the of October 6-8, DAAF official website reported.

The movie tells the story of Ali who is in love with a (possibly psychic) goat, called Nada. Ibrahim works at a recording studio and suffers from terrifying voices in his head. Ali, Ibrahim and Nada head off on a picaresque adventure that takes them to the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and the Nile in this touching tale of friendship, reconciliation and self-discovery.

DAAF will include seven films, Tramontane, Gaza Surf Club, “Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim,” “Beauty and the Dogs, Adieu Mères (Goodbye Mothers) and Ymma (Mother).
Films showing over the festival include the opening film Solitaire, a critically acclaimed Lebanese Syrian comedy of manners directed by Sophie Boutros.



DublinArabic Film Festival is curated by Oscar nominated film director Jim Sheridan. The festival showcases the rich and diverse cinema of the Arab World.

Speaking about some of the movies that will be shown at the festival, Jim Sheridan said “DAFF represents the best of contemporary Arabic cinema and provides unique perspectives on Arab people, culture and politics. I feel this year’s diverse selection of films gives valuable insight into the beauty and complexity of these extraordinary countries,” DAAF website reported.
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