By: Usama Alshaibi
(USA, 2007, 6 min)
Screens: Friday, November 11th, 9:30pm
In many Islamic sects, it is forbidden to have depictions of God or the Prophet. Complex geometrical patterns are used to praise the perfection of God in nature.
Usama Alshaibi was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1969. His work in film and video has been screened at a number international film festivals and venues. In 2004, Usama returned to his birthplace in Iraq to shoot his first feature documentary titled Nice Bombs, which had a theatrical release in 2007 and a broadcast premiere on the Sundance Channel in 2008.