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Ahram Online recommends 'Hannah Arendt' (Germany 2012) and 'Giraffada' (France, Germany, Italy, Palestine 2013)

Ahram Online, Wednesday 4 Dec 2013
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Egyptian activist Ahmed Hassan in Jehane Noujaim’s documentary 'The Square'. (Photo: still, courtesy of Noujaim Films)
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UPDATE: Highly anticipated screening of 'The Square' cancelled

Hannah Arendt (Germany 2012)

Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius who shook the world with her discovery of "the banality of evil." After attending the trial of notorious Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in a shocking way that instantly provokes a scandal.

Thursday 5 December, 10.30am at City Stars Cinema, Omar Ibn El-Khattab Street, Nasr City
Thursday 5 December, 6.30pm at City Stars Cinema, Omar Ibn El-Khattab Street, Nasr City

Read more on the film, watch its trailer and check screening times here.

Giraffada (France, Germany, Italy, Palestine 2013)

Yacine is the veterinarian for the only remaining zoo in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year-old son, Ziad, who has a special bond with the zoo's two giraffes: he seems to be the only one able to communicate with them. After an air raid on the region, the male giraffe dies, and its mate, Rita, won't survive unless the veterinarian can find her a new companion. When another male is located at a zoo in Tel Aviv, the story begins to move towards its memorable conclusion.

Thursday 5 December, 10.30am at Plaza Cinema, Americana Plaza Mall, Sheikh Zayed

Read more on the film, watch its trailer and check screening times here.

Read Ahram Online's review here.

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