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CIFF41: Recommended events for Monday 25 November

Ahram Online recommends some daily highlights from the 41st Cairo International Film Festival (20-29 November)

Ahram Online , Sunday 24 Nov 2019
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12pm - 1.40pm
Cairo Opera House, main hall
Film screening
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija
Macedonia / Belgium / France / Croatia,
Slovenia 
Fiction, 2019, Color, 100 min
Director: Teona Strugar Mitevska 
International Panorama
MENA Premiere

A Macedonian girl decides to challenge customs and traditions; so during a religious tradition she jumps into the water and catches the cross where the one who finds the cross is believed to gain overall good fortune. The incident causes a controversy.

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija
Still from God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija

3:00pm - 4.30pm
Cairo Opera House
Panel Discussion
Cairo Industry Days: discussion titled Mexico Second Golden Age Under a Microscope

The discussion is part of "Mexico as the country in focus" within the ongoing festival. 

Cairo Industry Days

7pm - 9.10pm
Hanager Cinema
Film screening
Black Wind 
Mexico 
Drama / Adventure, 1956, Black&White, 127 min
Director: Servando González
Mexico country in focus 

A man recently estranged from his wife is in charge of setting a new rail line across the desert in difficult conditions. Things are further complicated when his 'sheltered' son arrives wanting to reconnect.

Black Wind
Still from Black Wind

Check CIFF's full programme here.

25 November full programme:

schedule

schedule

Disclaimer: All data including synopses is based on CIFF's published material.

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