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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 5-12 March

March and April come with a plethora of festivals and programmes that span numerous art disciplines, with many beginning this week! Check our listings below

Ahram Online , Saturday 4 Mar 2017
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Sunday 5 March

Film

CAIRO

10th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, 4-9 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo.

Exhibition Last Day
CAIRO

A pop-up exhibition by Rania Atef and Akeel Khreef, two of the participating artists in the From Rags to Riches project.

Kodak Passageway, 20 Adly Street, in front of the Synagogue, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition

Last Day

CAIRO

Once, paintings by Mohamed Abla. Read more here.

Arcade, 25 Orabi Street, Maadi, Cairo

Film

2.30pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Young Girls of Rochefort.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Gimme Shelter.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo

Film

6.45pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Salesman.

Point 90 Cinema, off Street 90 (Opposite AUC Gate 5) Fifth Settlement, New Cairo

Film

6.45pm, 9.45pm, 12.45am
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

7.30pm
CAIRO

Screening of We Are Egyptian Armenians.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film
7.30pm

CAIRO

NVICinema Syria: On the Bride's Side.

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Third Man.

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The National Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by maestro Hazem Al-Asabgi and featuring singers Ibrahim Al-Hefnawi and Inas Ezzeddin performs Abdel-Wahab songs.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai.

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz Street, Old Cairo

Film

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Analogue Zone Selection: Seven short films  by egyptian and international directors produced by Michel Balagué, followed by a discussion.

Auditorium, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Masar Egbari Band.

Great Hall, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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Festivals
Jazz Tales Festival

 

Monday 6 March
 

Film

CAIRO

10th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, 4-9 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo.

Film

2.30pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

6.45pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Salesman.

Plaza Cinemas, Americana Plaza, 6th of October City, Cairo

Film

6.45pm, 9.45pm, 12.45am
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

12pm, 5pm, 7.30pm
CAIRO

Screening of Dalida. Read more on the film here.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Exhibition opening

7pm

CAIRO

The Beauty of Life, paintings by Ibrahim El-Tanbouli.

Al-Kahila Gallery, 15 Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Street, Mohandessin, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Mr Nobody.

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music.

Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Wien troupe from Austria featuring Christoph Angerer (viola), Albin Paulus (clarinet), together with a number of Egyptian artists such as Dahlia Imam, Mohamed Raafat, and Mohamed Hemeida.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown Cairo

Lecture

6pm

ALEXANDRIA

Music Appreciation lecture “Form Challenges and Solutions in the Early Romantic Era” given by Hisham Gabr.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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India by the Nile festival

 

Tuesday 7 March
 

Film

CAIRO

10th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, 4-9 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here.

The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theatre

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Various venues in Cairo

Film

12pm, 5pm, 7.30pm
CAIRO

Screening of Dalida. Read more on the film here.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

2.30pm, 10pm
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya, Cinema Odeon, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Gimme Shelter.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Music workshop

6-11pm

CAIRO

Boghdady big bang (Egypt) & The Rad Trads Band (USA) Jazz Tales Festival. Free entry.

Gerhart Theatre, American University in Cairo, New Cairo

Film

6.45pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Salesman.

Zamalek Cinema, Shagaret Al-Dor Street, Mohammed Mazhar, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

6.45pm, 9.45pm, 12.45am
CAIRO

Screening of Manchester by The Sea.

Zawya Sun City, Sun City Mall, behind Masaken El-Sheraton, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Trances, followed by a talk.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Rome, Open City.

ADEF DECA
143, Street 8, Muqattam City, Cairo

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Cairo International Women’s Film Festival

 

Wednesday 8 March
 

Film

CAIRO

10th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, 4-9 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo.

Music
11am-6pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Workshop. Check the details here.

The American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Gerhart Theatre

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Various venues in Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Virgin Mountain.

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Seminar

7pm

CAIRO

“The International Womens’ Day…Arab Creative Females,” a seminar by Iraqi writer Amal Al- Samara'ei, Syrian singer Seham Ibrahim, Yemini writer A'esha Al-Ewlqi, Palestinian activist Rania Al-Shobki, Egyptian writer and TV presenter Reham Haddad, and Egyptian poet Rana Al-Azzam. The seminar is moderated by artist Amin Al-Serafi

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

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Festivals

Thursday 9 March
 

Film

CAIRO

10th Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, 4-9 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Film

4pm

CAIRO

Screening of Trances.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Asrar Band & Valley Project.

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Wattstax.

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Nile Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mohamed Saad Basha celebrates Women World Day.

Cairo Opera House, Open Air Theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble featuring singer Mohsen Farouk honours the memory of late singer and composer Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.

Arabic Music Institute, Ramsis Street, Downtown Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Janan Live.

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Almina and Hawas bands.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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Di-Egy Festival (photo: fragment from the promotional material on the festival's Facebook page)

Friday 10 March
 

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Various venues in Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

The Killer band.

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Jazz Tales Festival: Jazz Concert. Check the details here.

American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir Square Campus, Ewart Hall, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

Pink Floyd tribute concert.

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al-Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muizz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz Street, Old Cairo

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(Photo: still from Manchester by the Sea)

Saturday 11 March

 

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here

Various venues in Cairo

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Various venues in Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Asrar Band & Valley Project.

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

Screening of Met Opera’s La Traviata.

Cairo Opera House, Small Hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

ALEXANDRIA

Jazz Tales festival: Jazz Concert: Boghdady Big Band (Egypt) & The Rad Trads Band (USA) - Jazz Tales Festival. Check the details here.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Opera

8pm

ALEXANDRIA

Met Live screening, La Traviata.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

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We Are Egyptian Armenians
(Still from film We Are Egyptian Armenians)

 

Sunday 12 March

 

Theatre
CAIRO

7th Hakawy Arts Festival, 7-16 March. Check the complete programme here.

Various venues in Cairo

Multi- disciplinary Festival

India by the Nile, 7 March-27 April. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Cairo, Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Dinner at the Movies, programmed by Cimatheque. Reservation required.

Eish + Malh restaurant, Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Tel:  01098744014

Digital Arts
CAIRO

Di-Egy Festival, 7-14 March. Detailed programme to be announced soon.

Various venues in Cairo

Film
7.30pm

CAIRO

NVICinema Syria: Return to Homs.

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

8.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of China Town.

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai.

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz Street, Old Cairo

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