Yemen Day

December 14, 2009

Yemen Day

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6:00 pm - Film Screening

In the lap of Abraham, Günther Grass' journey to Yemen (30 min.)

A film about the two journeys of the famous poet and Nobel Prize winner Günther Grass to Yemen in the years 2004 and 2006, where the most famous Arabic and German authors met at a cultural conference. Among other authors the great poets Mahmud Darwish, Adonis and the founder of the Iraqi novel Isa Mahdy as-Saqr participated (Arte: French-German coproduction). Location: Wing of East West-Diwan Al-Masar Publishing, Hall Peel.


7:00 pm - Exhibition Opening

First Exhibition in the Arab World of Art Works and Drawings by the Author and Winner of the Nobel Prize Günter Grass.

The Exhibition starts in Beirut the capital of writing, then travels to Casablanca on the occasion of the Book fair 2010, later to the United Arab Emirates and further all over the Arab World. Location: Wing of East West-Diwan Al-Masar Publishing, Hall Peel.


7:30 pm - Film Screening

Love is a Festival (Arte: French-German coproduction)

Documentary film about the first Arabic-German Poetry festival in Sana'a /Yemen 2000 sharing some of the most famous voices of German and Arab poets and artists. Location: Wing of East West-Diwan Al-Masar Publishing, Hall Peel.