The Fifth Annual New Orleans Film Festival will open on 9 December and will run until 18 December. Films from Egypt, Palestine, Iran, Syria, Turkey, among others, will be screened during the festival.
From Egypt, the screenings include: Heliopolis, Microphone, Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo, 18 Days, and How to Start a Revolution (a film with collaboration between Iran, Syria and Egypt).
In parallel to the festival opening, an exhibition A Child's View from Gaza, a children's art exhibition from Palestine, will be launched and will be on display until 30 December.
All activities will take place in the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Centre in New Orleans, Louisiana.