Women In Sink - Winner Grierson Awards 2016

Iris Zaki - Israel/UK 38' 2015

Hebrew & Arabic W English Subtitles

1/5

Synopsis:

In a little Christian-Arab hair salon in Haifa, the director installs a mini film set over the washing basin. As she washes their hair, she converses candidly with the salon's clients, who are Arab and Jews, on topics ranging from politics to love.

The director:

Since moving to London in 2009 to study documentary filmmaking, Iris has made two artist documentaries, won a Grierson award and other international prizes and screened her films at numerous festivals and universities all over the world. In 2013 she commenced a practice-based PhD which explores her own innovative documentary filmmaking technique, focusing on closed-communities. She is a guest tutor at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Other festivals:

IDFA 2015

AFI Docs 2015

Visions Du Reel 2015

Karlovy Vary 2015

Biennale Austria 2015

Barcelona Women's IFF 2016

Friday 5th 18:30 - The Cinema Museum

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