The Tolerance Film Festival will see a slew of socially-conscious films be screened in Abu Dhabi and Dubai from Sept. 12-14.
Tolerance Film Festival
‘Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages’
A silent film that first came out in 1916, the D W Griffith-directed production explores humanity’s intolerance throughout the course of 2,500 years.
‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
This 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel of the same name is set in Alabama during the Great Depression and explores themes of racism and prejudice.
‘Where Do We Go Now?’
A Muslim and a Christian woman are forced to join forces as civil strife engulfs Lebanon. Directed by Nadine Labaki, the drama premiered during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
‘The Heart of Jenin’
In this 2008 documentary co-directed by Marcus Vetter and Leon Geller, a Palestinian man donates the organs of his son, who was shot by Israeli soldiers, to save the lives of Israeli children
Directed by Karen Winther, this documentary shares the stories of former extremists who reflect on their violent past.
Rike, a busy doctor, spends her holiday sailing the sea solo when she encounters an overcrowded fishing boat full of refugees. The film is directed by Wolfgang Fischer.