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Country: Egypt
Year: 2010
Duration: 5'
Direction: Rosalind Nashashibi

Spanish premiere
This Quality is curious about the face: in the first half, the camera looks intently in a tightly-framed close-up at a woman’s face as she sits outside a café, her eyes avoiding looking into the camera; in the second half, we see a series of parked cars covered with fabric that, says Nashashibi, ‘suggests a sightless face… conspicuously hidden.’ […] Seen and unseen, veiled and unveiled: by transposing the veil from the woman (who is bareheaded) to the cars (which are in male public space), Nashashibi makes a telling and brilliant play with complex ideas through what, on the surface, is a deceptively simple, charmingly observant film.”
- Sophie Mayer

Rosalind Nashashibi

Born 1973 in Croydon, Rosalind Nashashibi lives and works in London. She studied at Glasgow School of Art, CalArts and Sheffield Hallam University. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at the ICA, Stuttgart Kunstlerhaus, Berkeley Art Museum and Chisenhale Gallery. She has been awarded the John Kobal New Work Award, Beck's Futures Art Prize and the AM Qattan Foundation Artist's Prize.
Stone and Table
Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural EspañolaPlan de Recuperación, Transformación y ResilienciaFinanciado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU
With the support of
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteFundación Caja NavarraGoethe InstitutCanadá InternationalCasa ÁrabeCineteca MadridAsociación de Mujeres Cineastas y de Medios AudiovisualesInstitut FrançaisEmbajada de Portugal en MadridCamões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa MestaThe Red Balloon
Filmoteca de Navarra
Museo Oteiza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Festival de Cine Africano FCAT
Festival Scope
Centre Cinématographique Marocain
Hotel Tres Reyes
Hotel Maisonave
Cineteca Bologna
The Film Foundation
World Cinema Project
Cinemateca Portuguesa
Radio 3
Filmoteca Española
Festivals in Navarre
Punto de Vista
NIFF - Navarra International Film Festival
Navarra, tierra de cine
Ópera Prima
CTL 59
#LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival
Festival de Cine y Dentistas
Horror Online Art
FICBE (Festival Internacional de Cortos de Berriozar)
FAN, Festival de Anime de Navarra
Lo que viene
Muestra de cine español
Filmmaking for social change
Muestra Internacional de Cine y Mujeres de Pamplona

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