CIFF 41: Recommended events for Thursday 21 November

Ahram Online , Wednesday 20 Nov 2019

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


1:30pm - 4:30pm
Cairo Opera House main hall
Film screening
The Irishman
Fiction, 2019, Colour, 209 min
Director: Martin Scorsese

A gangster tells his life story, which reveals many secrets about American labour union leader Jimmy Hoffa.


6:30pm - 8pm
Cairo Opera House main hall
Film screening followed by Q&A
Ghost Town Anthology
Tunisia, France, Lebanon
Fiction, 2019, Colour, 96 min
Director: Denis Cote
MENA Premiere
Horizons of Arab Cinema Competition section of CIFF

Fares and Meriem’s holiday to southern Tunisia ends in disaster when their son Aziz is accidentally shot. He needs a liver transplant, which leads to the discovery of a long-buried secret that threatens the couple's relationship.


8:30pm - 10:45pm
Hanager Cinema
Film screening followed by Q&A
Denmark, 135 min
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
International Premiere
International Panorama section of CIFF

Danish photographer Daniel Rye is captured by ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held hostage for more than a year.


Check CIFF's full programme here.

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

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