Francesco Jodice, Dubai_Citytellers, Film Lounge / Middle Eastern Film Festival Screening


Francesco Jodice, Dubai_Citytellers (2010) 57’

A shocking portrait of the Middle East’s key tourist destination and business city.  Revealing the darkness of modern day slave labour that lies behind Dubai’s spectacular growth, Jodice’s documentary offers an incisive critique of ‘development’ as the motor of contemporary capitalism.

Screened as part of the 2013 Middle Eastern Film Festival programme.  See the Filmhouse website for further details.