2pm - 3:30pm
Karim 2 cinema
UK, Documentary, 2019, 84 min
Director: Ehsan Khoshbakh
International Panorama section
A journey through the history of Iranian commercial cinema before the Islamic revolution through a rich and rare visual archive.
3:30pm - 4.30pm
In conversation with Menna Shalaby
Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby has been granted the Faten Hamama Excellence Award by the 41st edition of Cairo International Film Festival.
6.30pm - 7.45pm
Cairo Opera House, main hall
Saudi Arabia / UAE / Iraq, Fiction, 2019, 74 min
Director: Shahad Ameen
Horizons of Arab Cinema Competition
Set in a dystopian landscape, a young strong-willed girl defies her village’s dark tradition in which every family must give one daughter to the sea creatures inhabiting the waters nearby.
9pm - 10.55pm
Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces
Egypt, Drama/Comedy, 2016, 115 min
Director: Yousry Nasrallah
A family of caterers in a small Egyptian village prepare for a big wedding feast while balancing sibling rivalry, romantic entanglements and culinary ambitions.
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