Cinema: One day in the Haram

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£3 Child £5 Adult 
Anyone who needs a seat is required to pay if you have a 3 year please choose the youngest age group when booking.

Saturday 20th July 2019
Doors open 6:00 PM Film commences 6:30 PM
Followed by Panel Session on Muslims & Film with the director Abrar Hussain and Shelia Nortley.
Session finish approx 8:30 PM

Empire Cinema
267 High St, Walthamstow, London E17 7FD

The extraordinary story of the Haram in Makkah. For the 1st time in history, witness the inner workings of the Haram, as seen through the eyes of the workers. The film brings to light some of the human characters responsible for the running of this huge institution. An ideal opportunity to view the place that many yearn to pay homage to.

Abrar Hussain is an award-winning British Muslim film producer and director. He has produced films in over 40 different countries and is the recipient of both the Media and Arts Award 2019 from the British Muslim Awards, and the Business Award 2019 from the IC Awards. His film One Day In The Haram is one of the most successful Islamic documentaries of all time.

Sheila Nortley has written and produced several internationally award-winning productions including Zion, Victim and feature film David is Dying. Her short film ‘Illegal Activity’ was screened at Warner Bros, Google Headquarters and BAFTA before launching online and going viral. In 2013 Sheila shot the independent hit Sable Fable which went on to win Best Film at the American Black Film Awards in Miami, Florida. In 2016, she won the Woman of the Future award in Arts & Culture for her work in film and was invited to Buckingham Palace.

In 2017, her film Limbo was shot in Norfolk, Virginia and selected at various international festivals included Cannes Pan-African Film Festival. Following her invitation to 10 Downing Street to meet the Prime Minister, 2018 saw her become an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society for her particular determination in committing to the Society’s mission of promoting the values of the Commonwealth. She wrapped feature film The Strangers, documentary Sacred Knowledge and critically acclaimed short film Sometimes I Feel in 2019.


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