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NAMOUR

DIRECTED BY HEIDI SAMAN

NAMOUR is a film about why life can feel like it's passing us by. Chronicling the unraveling of Steven Bassem (Karim Saleh), a valet driver for a trendy Los Angeles restaurant caught between his dead-end job and the demands of his Arab-American immigrant family. NAMOUR made its world premiere at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival where Egyptian-American filmmaker Heidi Saman garnered the festival's LA Muse Award. 


RELEASED BY ARRAY STARTING MARCH 2017

REQUEST A SCREENING HERE.

CITY VENUE DATES TICKETS
HONOLULU
HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART

March 1, 2 + 4
COMPLETED
NEW YORK
IMAGENATION RAW SPACE
Screening Times: Mon 3/6 - Thurs 3/9 @ 4:30p + 7p Daily

March 6-9
COMPLETED
ATLANTA
SPELMAN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF FINE ART
Presented by: Bronzelens Film Festival
Screening Time: 6:30p

March 7 COMPLETED
PHILADELPHIA
UNITED BANK BUILDING
Presented by: Reelblack
Screening Time: 7:15p

March 10 COMPLETED
WASHINGTON, DC
ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER
Presented by: Parallel Film Collective
*This screening has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the DMV area.

March 14 CANCELLED
LOS ANGELES
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY - LOS ANGELES
Presented by the Department of Pan-African Studies
Screening Time: 6p

March 15 COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
CINEFAMILY
Screening Time: 7:30p

March 15 COMPLETED
SEATTLE
ARK LODGE CINEMA
Presented by: Sankofa
Screening Time: 7:30p

March 16 COMPLETED
CHAPEL HILL
SONJA HAYNES STONE CENTER FOR BLACK CULTURE AND HISTORY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Screening Time: 7p

March 23 COMPLETED
HOUSTON
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
Screening Time: 6:30p

March 30 COMPLETED

PRESS

CBC Radio | How filmmaker Heidi Saman stuck to her vision with Namour

Okay Africa | ‘Your Story Matters:’ Heidi Saman’s Blueprint to Making a Successful Debut Feature

LA Daily | What to watch: Marvel’s Iron Fist and ‘Underground’ war secrets among top TV bets

Philly.com | Philly Director Turns Post-Graduate Anxiety Into Award-Winning Netflix Film

GOOD Magazine | NAMOUR Is An Arab-American Milennial's Coming-of-Age Story

INDIEWIRE | Film Acquisition Rundown: Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Acquires 'Namour'

Los Angeles Book Review | On The Immigrant Experience In Film Fining Yourself, And The Making of NAMOUR: An Interview With Heidi Saman

SAG Indie | Filmmaker Interview: HEIDI SAMAN, writer/director/producer of NAMOUR

Filmmaker Magazine | Trailer Watch: Heidi Saman’s Namour

Entertainment Weekly | Watch the trailer for wry immigrant drama Namour

IndieWire | ‘Namour’ Trailer: An Immigrant Struggles in Ava DuVernay-Supported Netflix Drama

The Nerd Convocation | New Trailer For Heidi Seman’s Immigrant Drama “Namour”

The Playlist | New Trailer For Ava DuVernay Backed Netflix Immigrant Drama ‘Namour’

Women in Hollywood | Trailer Watch: An Arab-American Struggles with Adulthood in Heidi Saman’s “Namour”

The Call-In | The Call-In with Heidi Saman

Back of The Theater | In Conversation with Heidi Saman

Deadline | Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Acquires LA Film Fest Winner 'Namour'

Shadow and Act | ARRAY Acquires Egyptian-American Filmmaker Heidi Saman's Dreamed "Namour" - The Film Collective's 15TH Pick-up

PASTE Magazine | 'Namour' Acquired By ARRAY

INDIEWIRE | Film Acquisition Rundown: Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Acquires 'Namour'

Women and Hollywood | Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Acquires Heidi Saman’s Award-Winning Debut “Namour”

Hollywood's Black Renaissance | Ava DuVernay’s Array Acquires Coming Of Age Film ‘Namour’

Generocity | Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ will be distributed by Ava DuVernay’s film collective