Warehouse421 - Wednesdays at the Warehouse - March 2016

Here's the line up of events happening this month at Warehouse421. It includes talks and workshops, plus the screening of Theeb. Theeb will also be screening this week at VOX Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi and I strongly recommend you actually watch it in the cinema. It's worth it.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016

Panel talk: Abu Dhabi Then and Now: Sharing Oral Histories and Photographs

6.30pm - 8.00pm

Abu Dhabi, a small coastal town just fifty years ago, has emerged as a leading global city with remarkable speed.  This phenomenal development is the topic of an insightful conversation among citizens and long-time residences who photographed and remember the transformation. Join us for an evening dedicated to considering Abu Dhabi, then and now. 


Dr. Frauke Heard-Bay, Historian

Nick, Cochrane-Dyet, British Petroleum

Dr. Aisha Bilkhair Abdulla, National Archives

Jack Burlot, Photographer

Moderated by: Dr. Michele Bambling

In collaboration with Lest We Forget

Wednesday, 16th March 2016

Workshop: Sand Formations - Material Casting

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Observing the behavior of materials found in the UAE’s natural environment and how their transformative qualities can be adapted into new forms, participants will be engaged in a process of mold-making and casting, such as turning grains of sand into 3-dimensional surfaces.


Talin Hazbar, Designer 

Alumni, the Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship

In collaboration with SEAF

Film screenings - 7.30pm - 9.30pm

The Neighbor

Directed by Nayla Al Khaja

UAE | PG 15 | Drama | 14 minutes | 2014

Sarah moves to Dubai to make a fresh start, leaving behind a tragedy that has scarred her for life. Her interactions with an elderly neighbor force her out of isolation, and she slowly confronts the torment of her past. Little by little, she opens her heart until one careless act threatens to destroy the bond between these two unlikely acquaintances.


Directed by Naji Abu Nawar

Jordan, UAE, UK, Qatar | PG | Drama, Adventure | 100 minutes | 2014

In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.