Films

Basma Alsharif

SAT, Apr 29, 2017
2 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

In her first feature length film Ouroboros, Basma Alsharif pays homage to the Gaza Strip, upending mass-mediated representations of trauma. Journeying outside of time, the allegorical narrative is based on the eternal return and how we move forward when all is lost.

April 29: 2 and 5 pm
Screenings

April 30: 3 pm
Screening followed by a conversation with Basma Alsharif and Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS Map Curator, Middle East & North Africa, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Basma Alsharif (b. 1983), Ouroboros, 2017

Tickets are required ($12 adults, students, and seniors; free for members). Doors open thirty minutes before the program begins. Ticket holders are guaranteed admission until the start of the program, at which time any unclaimed seats will be released.

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