Women In Sink - Winner Grierson Awards 2016
Iris Zaki - Israel/UK 38' 2015
Hebrew & Arabic W English Subtitles
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.
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.
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