THIEF OF BAGHDAD

ARABS IN WORLD CINEMA

20 February 2019 - 25 May 2019

Dar El-Nimer is pleased to present Thief of Baghdad, an exhibition comprising of a series of film posters, press clippings and photographs from the extensive collection of Abboudi Bou Jaoudé, which spans more than half a century.

The exhibition invites the audience to explore the vibrant aesthetics of posters produced in the West between the 1910s and the 1990s, as well as the perception of Arabs in Western cinema through films such as 1001 Nights, Sinbad, Cleopatra, Aladdin, Scheherazade to name a few.

Thief of Baghdad is curated by Abboudi Bou Jaoudé.

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