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Festival Schedule
Catch feature and short film programs in The Black Box alongside Gallery Talks by artists from Kuwait, New Zealand, France and beyond!

The art-sci exhibition Hybrid Futures is open March 8, 6-10PM and March 9/10, 1-10PM.
Thursday, March 8
18:00 – 19:30
18:00 – 19:30
Hybrid Futures Opening Reception
The Project Space
Kick off the festival and the opening of the sci-art exhibition Hybrid Futures with us! All exhibition artists will be present and giving introductions to their work.
19:30 – 21:30
19:30 – 21:30
UAE Premiere
The Black Box
At age 26, Jane Goodall set out to study chimpanzees in the wild and up close for the first time. Her research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Film courtesy of National Geographic.

Preceded by Nex (Loithaler/Raml/Buschauer, Austria, 2016, 5 min)
Friday, March 9
13:00 – 13:45
13:00 – 13:45
Gallery Talk: Antony van Leeuwenhoek and his little animals | Sally Warring
The Project Space
14:00 - 15:55
14:00 - 15:55
The Black Box Theatre
Stories of the precarious nature of health, home, and family.
16:00 - 16:45
16:00 - 16:45
Gallery Talk: Material Intersections | Zahra Al-Mahdi
The Project Space
18:30-19:15
18:30-19:15
Gallery Talk: Complex Hybrids: From Cities to Brains and Back Again | Noah Hutton
The Project Space
19:30 – 21:45
19:30 – 21:45
The Black Box
When doctors tell Jennifer Brea that her illness is "all in her head" she turn the camera on herself and seeks answers about the mysterious condition commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Preceded by Ranapakhara (Swapna Kurup, UAE, 2017, 10 min)
Saturday, March 10
13:00 – 13:45
13:00 – 13:45
Gallery Talk: Antimatter Factory: The Manipulation of archive and cinema | Giulia Grossmann & Cosmic Neman
The Project Space
14:00 - 15:55
14:00 - 15:55
The Black Box
Conversations between the human, animal, and technological worlds.
16:00 - 16:45
16:00 - 16:45
Gallery Talk: Tree VR: How technology can generate empathy and inspire change | Milica Zec & Winslow Porter
The Project Space
18:00 -19:00
18:00 -19:00
Final Gallery Talk: Panel on Hybrid Careers in Art & Science
The Project Space
Moderated by Pakinam Amer, Chief Editor of Nature Middle East
19:30 – 22:00
19:30 – 22:00
The Black Box
What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance?

Preceded by I, Loneliness Gaget (Can Eren, Turkey, 2016, 11 min)

Ticketing opens Wednesday Feb 21 at 3 PM GTZ.
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