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Art Alert: Screening of 'The Autism Ordeal' at NVIC

The documentary is directed by journalist Noha El-Hennawy and features mothers of autistic children

Ahram Online , Sunday 14 Feb 2016
‘The Autism Ordeal’
Egyptian journalist Noha El-Hennawy's documentary ‘The Autism Ordeal'will screen at NVIC on 28 February.(Photo: Fragment from promotional material)
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‘The Autism Ordeal’ (2016), a documentary by Egyptian journalist Noha El-Hennawy, will screen at NVIC (The Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo) on 28 February, followed by a Q&A session with El-Hennawy.

In the ‘The Autism Ordeal’, “mothers of autistic children tell their stories, taking viewers on a journey to explore the world of autism, and expressing genuine fears of a murky future in an intolerant society,” reads the statement on the event’s Facebook page.

NVIC had hosted El-Hennawy in October 2015, and screened her documentary titled ‘Ibnak National Am International’ (2013) in which she examined the phenomenon of international schools in Egypt.

Programme:
7.30pm, Sunday, 28 February  
NVIC Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek

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