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PROGRAMME: Third Jesuit film festival reaches Alexandria

The six-day programme includes feature films by established directors and short films by young filmmakers. Screenings take place at the Jesuits Cultural Center and Wekalet Behna in Alexandria

Ahram Online , Thursday 15 Sep 2016
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The third edition of Jesuit Film festival toured four cities in Upper Egypt: Minya, Assiut, Sohag, Aswan, under the title Fabrica, El-Cinema Mostamera (Fabrica, Cinema Goes on).

The festival now reaches Alexandria where it will take place between 17 and 22 September, featuring films that are screened within the official competition.

The annual festival aims at encouraging the local cinema and celebrating the creativity. Though the festival screens films by many Egyptian filmmakers, it puts spotlight on those from Upper Egypt and helps expand their outreach.
 
According to the event description, this year the festival comes with a vision to delve deeper into a visual language that parallels the big shifts occuring in Egypt and the world, not only by documenting them but by questioning and probing the human aspects within them.


Programme:

Saturday 17 September

5pm:
17 Fouad Street, by Ahmed Nabil
Aida, by Maysoon El-Massry
A Stroll Down Sunflower Lane) by Mayye Zayed
at Wekalet Behna

7pm: 
Jews of Egypt part II, by Amir Ramsis, followed by a discussion with the director
at the Jesuits Cultural Center

Sunday 18 September

5pm:

Aunt Margo's Steak by Sameh Alaa
El-Shayeb by Haytham El-Maghraby

Monday 19 September

5pm:
Gamila by Youssef Noaman
Laila by Hozan Abdo

7pm:
Decor, by Ahmed Abdallah 
at the Jesuits Cultural Center

Tuesday 20 September

5pm:
This is Loneliness by Mariane Abdelmalek
On The Back of the Photograph by Reda Ali
The Eye of Life by Wafaa Hussein

7pm:
In a Day (Fi Yom), by Karim Shaaban, followed by a discussion with the director
at the Jesuits Cultural Center

Wednesday 21 September

5pm:
Living Sleeping Dying Standing by Ahmed Essam
Night of Love by Helmy Nouh
An Institution's Listing by Noha Beraneya

7pm:
We're Going Down to Tahrir (Nazlin El Tahrir) 
at the Jesuits Cultural Center

Thursday 22 September

5pm:
Screening of films from Hekayet El-Ganoub workshop 

7pm:
Sanaa's Story (Hekayet Sanaa)
at the Jesuits Cultural Center


Addresses:

Jesuits Cultural Center in Alexandria, 298 Port Said Street, Cleopatra, Alexandria

Wekalet Behna, 1 El Kenisa El Marounia St., Orabi Square, El Mansheya, Alexandria

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