CIFF 41: Recommended events for Friday 22 November
Ahram Online, , Thursday 21 Nov 2019
Ahram Online recommends some daily highlights from the 41st Cairo International Film Festival (20-29 November)


2pm - 3:30pm
Karim 2 cinema
Film screening
Film Farsi
UK,Documentary, 2019, 84 min
Director: Ehsan Khoshbakh
MENA Premiere
International Panorama section

A journey through the history of Iranian commercial cinema before the Islamic revolution through a rich and rare visual archive.

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3:30pm - 4.30pm
Hanager Theatre
In conversation with Menna Shalaby

Egyptian actressMenna Shalabyhas been granted the Faten Hamama Excellence Award by the 41st edition of Cairo International Film Festival.

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6.30pm - 7.45pm
Cairo Opera House, main hall
Film screening
Scales
Saudi Arabia / UAE / Iraq, Fiction,2019, 74 min
Director: Shahad Ameen
Horizons of Arab Cinema Competition

Set in a dystopian landscape, a youngstrong-willed girl defies her village’s darktradition in which every family must give onedaughter to the sea creatures inhabiting thewaters nearby.

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9pm - 10.55pm
Cinema Radio
Film screening
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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Check CIFF's full programme here.

22 November full programme:

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