Catch a free classic film screening at Louvre Abu Dhabi

You can watch iconic Egyptian movie the Land at the museum on July 24

Catch a free classic film screening at Louvre Abu Dhabi

There’s always loads of cool stuff going on at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, and right now the second season of the Cinem’Art programme is in full swing.

Showcasing classic and new movies, the next screening is of moving drama The Land on July 24 at 6pm.

Created by Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine and set in the 1930s, it tells the story of a group of farmers who are struggling to protect their fields from going under government control.

This restored version of the film, originally released in 1969, was created by Misr International Films and the screening is timed to make the 10th anniversary of Chahine’s death.

This cinematic masterpiece came in fourth place in Dubai International Film Festival’s 2013 poll of the greatest Arab movies, and any film fanatics in the capital should really check it out.

The screening is free to attend, and it will be shown in Arabic with English subtitles.

This will be a movie night that you'll never forget.
Free. Jul 24 6pm. Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, www.louvreabudhabi.ae.

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