Jan 06 2024
Screening | The Dam, with an introduction by Siddhartha Mitter
Sat | 7PM
This event will be held at Quad Cinema (34 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011). Tickets are available for purchase here.
On the occasion of Ali Cherri: Humble and quiet and soothing as mud, please join us at Quad Cinema for a presentation of Cherri’s feature-length film, The Dam (2022). The program will be introduced by the New York Times art critic, Siddhartha Mitter.
The Dam, 2022
Directed by Ali Cherri
Arabic with English subtitles
“Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own…”