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PROGRAMME: Critics Week, from the fringes of Cannes to Cairo’s film venues

For six consecutive days Cairo's film venues will screen foreign films from previous years of Cannes Critics Week

Ahram Online , Wednesday 9 Sep 2015
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Critics Week in Cairo (Photos: Courtesy of Zawya)
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Zawya, with Cimatheque and The French Institute in Cairo, curated a selection of films from Cannes' La Semaine de la Critique (Critics Week), bringing films between 2010 and 2014 from this annual talent-spotting event.

Eight feature films and a selection of short films will be screened from 16-21 September at three of Cairo’s film venues, Zawya, Karim Cinema and the French Institute.

All screenings take place at 7:30pm

PROGRAMME

Wednesday 16 September

Take Shelter (2011) - USA
Director: Jeff Nichols
Screening at Zawya

Aqui y Alla (2012) - Spain/USA/Mexico
Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza
Screening at Karim Cinema

Hope (2013) - France
Director: Boris Lojkine
Screening at the French Institute, with the presence of Remi Bonhomme

Thursday 17 September

The Tribe (2014) – Ukraine
Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Screening at Zawya with the presence of the Remi Bonhomme.

Selection of short films: 

A Ciambra (Young Lions of Gypsy, 2014) – France/Italy
Director: Jonas Carpignano

C’est Gratuit pour Les Filles (Free for the Girls, 2009) - France
Directors: Claire Burger, Marie Amachoukeli

Junior (2011) - France
Director: Julia Ducournau

La Lampe au Beurre (Butter Lamp 2013) - France/China
Director: Hu Wei

Une Chambre Blue (A Blue Room, 2014) – France/Poland
Director: Tomasz Siwiński

Vikingar (Vikings, 2013) - France
Director: Magali Magistry

Screening at Karim Cinema

Las Acacias (2010) - Argentina/Spain
Director: Pablo Giorgelli
Screening at the French Institute

Aqui y Alla
Still from Aqui y Alla (Photo: courtesy of Zawya)

Friday 18 September

The Lunchbox (2013) - India/France/Germany
Director: Ritesh Batra
Screening at Zawya

Rubber (2010) - France
Director: Quentin Dupieux
Screening at Karim Cinema with the presence of Remi Bonhomme

Respire, (2014) - France
Director: Mélanie Laurent
Screening at French Institute

Saturday 19 September

Aqui y Alla (2012) - Spain/USA/Mexico
Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza
Screening at Zawya

Take Shelter (2011) - USA
Director: Jeff Nichols
Screening at Karim Cinema

The Tribe (2014) – Ukraine
Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Screening at the French Institute

Rubber
Still from Rubber (Photo: Courtesy of Zawya)

Sunday 20 September

Respire, (2014) - France
Director: Mélanie Laurent
Screening at Zawya

Las Acacias (2010) - Argentina/Spain
Director: Pablo Giorgelli
Screening at Karim Cinema

Rubber (2010) - France
Director: Quentin Dupieux
Screening at the French Institute

Monday 21 September

Hope (2013) - France
Director: Boris Lojkine
Screening at Zawya

The Lunchbox (2013) - India/France/Germany
Director: Ritesh Batra
Screening at Karim Cinema

Selection of short films:

A Ciambra (Young Lions of Gypsy, 2014) - France/Italy
Director: Jonas Carpignano

C’est Gratuit pour Les Filles (Free for the Girls, 2009) - France
Directors: Claire Burger, Marie Amachoukeli

Junior (2011) - France
Director: Julia Ducournau

La Lampe au Beurre (Butter Lamp 2013) - France/China
Director: Hu Wei

Une Chambre Blue (A Blue Room, 2014) - France/Poland
Director: Tomasz Siwiński

Vikingar (Vikings, 2013) - France
Director: Magali Magistry

Screening at the French Institute

A Blue Room
Still from A Blue Room (Photo: Courtesy of Zawya)

Venues:
Zawya, Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said, Downtown, Cairo
French Institute, 1 Madraset Al Hoqouq, Mounira, Cairo
Karim Cinema, 15 Emad El Din, Downtown, Cairo

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