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The Imperialists Are Still Alive!

With HOME’s closure this November/December, you can still support us when you watch this film in your home thanks to the virtual cinema by Modern Films. All you have to do is click below to rent this title and a percentage of your rental fee will go towards supporting HOME.

We also have an offer where you can rent both The Imperialists are Still Alive! and Luxor, Zeina Durra’s newest film, for just £14.99, check out the Zeina Durra Double Bill.


A successful visual artist working in post-9/11 Manhattan, Asya lives the life of the hip and glamorous, replete with exclusive art parties, supermodels, and stretch limousines while she carefully follows the situation in the Middle East on television. Asya learns that her childhood friend, Faisal, has disappeared—the victim of a purported CIA abduction. That same night, she meets Javier, a sexy Mexican PhD student, and romance blossoms. Javier finds Asya’s conspiracy theories overly paranoid—but nothing in Asya’s world is as it seems. Asya’s life is reflective of the themes of cultural fusion, and the complications and humor that arise simultaneously out of everyday life.