Last Update 21:22
Tuesday, 21 February 2017

PROGRAMME: 'Narratives' film week, part of Hybrid Reels

Zawya’s Hybrid Reels will bring documentary films to the spotlight for 20 days during May, kicking off with a week themed Narratives

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 May 2015
soad hosny
Still from The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosny directed by Rania Stephan
Share/Bookmark
Views: 326
Share/Bookmark
Views: 326

In a tribute to the genre of documentary and non-fiction films, Zawya is curating “Hybrid Reels: Revisiting Documentary,” a programme running from 6 to 26 May, screening over 20 films produced between the years of 1922 and 2015.

The aim is to further expose the genre of non-fiction films to Egyptian audiences, and to affirm how reality can be just as rich as fiction.

Over the course of three weeks, the programme is divided into three sections: Narratives, Anthropology on the Screen/Beginnings, and Highlights.

The first group of screenings, Narratives, will run between 6 to 12 May, and will launch with a homage to Egyptian actress Soad Hosny- The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosny- by Rania Stephan. The documentary used archived footage to tell the actress’s life story, which is juxtaposed with the decline of Egyptian cinema.

Programme:

Wednesday 6 May, 7:30 pm
The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosny
Followed by a Q&A with director Rania Stephan

Thursday 7 May, 7:30 pm
Close Up, directed by Abbas Kairostami

Friday 8 May, 7:30 pm
Here and Elsewhere, directed by Jean Luc Godard

Saturday 9 May, 7:30 pm
Two video art pieces by Lebanese artist Marwa Arsanios and Syrian artist Simone Fattal
Have You Ever Killed a Bear or Becoming Jamila, directed by Marwa Arsanios
Autoportrait- Directed by Simone Fattal

Sunday 10 May, 7:30 pm 
Empathy, directed by Amie Siegel

Monday 11 May, 7:30
Closed Curtain-Directed by Jafar Panahi

Tuesday 12 May, 7:30
The Virgin, the Copts and Me, directed by Namir Abd El Messih

The Hybrid Reels program is supported by the Arab Funds for Arts and Culture- AFAC. A workshop and talk programme is being organised in partnership with SEEN Films.

Ahram Online is the official media sponsor for Zawya.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.