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CIFF41: Recommended events for Thursday 28 November

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

Ahram Online , Wednesday 27 Nov 2019
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1:30-3:20

Hanager Theater

Short Film Screening: (The festival selection, out of competition)

- The Marvellous Misadventures of The Stone-Lady

- Offseason

- Contact

- Here Is Not There

- One Frame Per Raid Siren

- Refugee

REFUGEE

 

3:30-5:07

Cairo Opera House, Grand Hall

Film Screening: Nova Lituania

Lithuania

Fiction, 2019, Black&White, 96 min

Original Language: Lithuanian

Director: Karolis Kaupinis

During the tense circumstances of the 1930s and the fear of the WWI aftermath, a Lithuanian geography professor proposes a mad idea: establishing a new version of the country, almost like a colony that would serve as a shelter from any danger

NOVA-LITUANIA

 

6:30-8:30

Cairo Opera House, Grand Hall

Film Screening: Sons of Denmark

Denmark

Fiction, 2019, Color, 120 min

Original Language: Arabic, Danish

Director: Ulaa Salim

A year after a major terrorist attack in Copenhagen, the country’s radical groups are growing, and ethnic conflict is escalating. As the parliamentary elections approach, a right-wing anti-immigrant politician is gaining popularity, while Zakaria, a young man of Arabic descent, is involved with an extremist group that uses him to achieve its goals

SONS-OF-DENMARK

 

10:00-11:09

Creativity Center

Egyptian Panorama: Film Screening: The Guest

Egypt

Fiction, 2019, Color, 96 min

Original Language: Arabic

Director: Hadi Elbagoury

Dr. Yehia lives with his wife Mimi and daughter Farida in a villa. His views that are against religious extremism only bring him accusations of blasphemy.

THE-GUEST

 

Check CIFF's full programme here.

28 November full programme:

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