ARAB FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – interview with Fadia Aboud

by GREG KING The Arab Film Festival offers a selection of some of the best contemporary cinema from Lebanon, Egypt, Syria and Iraq. The Festival commences screenings from July 21 in Sydney. In Melbourne the screenings commence at the Nova Cinemas from July 29. The opening night attraction is the romantic comedy Halal Love. Greg spoke to festival director Fadia Aboud about this year's lineup of films. Last year the festival had a very strong response to the Lebanese film that screened, so this year the opening night film is the Lebanese romantic comedy Halal Love Continue reading


This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Swiss Army Man,’ ‘Sing Street,’ ‘Ghostbusters,’  and ‘Our Kind Of Traitor’. This episode also contains interviews with Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Chris Hemsworth, Susanna White, director of Our Kind Of Traitor, Fadia Aboud talks about the upcoming Arab Film Festival, and Zev Howley (‘The Enlightened State Of Tara’). You can listen to The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show or download it for free from our Podcast Channel – Listen/Download here. Continue reading