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Quarterly at the Trylon

The Mizna Film Series is a selection of Southwest Asian/North African (SWANA) film programming curated by Mizna, a Saint Paul-based, Arab American arts nonprofit that publishes a biannual literary journal and presents the annual Twin Cities Arab Film Festival. The Mizna Film Series expands Mizna’s regular programming to include classic, contemporary, and repertory works from and connected to the SWANA region. The series offers documentary, narrative, and non-narrative filmmaking practices as well as newsreel, reportage, and archival works. Ticket prices vary.

Learn more about Mizna at mizna.org.


The May program of Mizna Film Series: Feminist Visions presents a retrospective of Atteyat El-Abnoudy’s work. Often considered Egypt’s pioneer documentary filmmaker and “filmmaker of the poor,” El-Abnoudy’s oeuvre maps the intersections of class, labor, and gender in Egypt, largely through the perspectives of women. With training in law, journalism, and filmmaking, El-Abnoudy was active […]

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