LEK WYSOKOSCI (FEAR OF FALLING)
Synopsis: Tomek (30) escaped from the province and decided to sort out his life in a big city. He has a career as a TV reporter and has just started a family when he receives a message from a psychiatric hospital in his home town. His estranged father is there. Against himself and the advice of his closest ones, Tomek decides to reach out to his father, although they haven’t seen each other for years. As a result, Tomek gets involved in a relationship on the verge of craziness and normality, which will make him re-evaluate his entire life.
Duration: 90 min
Tuesday 9 October, 3:30pm at City Stars Cinema, Omar Ibn El-Khattab Street, Nasr City
Synopsis: Scheherazade is a star who has dedicated her entire life and energy to the art of singing. The director, who is her granddaughter, records several interviews with her about the role that singing and performing had in her life. She takes a closer look at what a star is made of, what art is made of and what happens when art consumes one so much that it becomes an obsession. Through a series of revealing interviews with grandma, the director captures a rare documentary that will show what becomes of a soul possessed by a tyrant created through the love of performance.
Duration: 81 min
Tuesday 9 October, 6:30pm at Galaxy Cinema, 67 Abd El Aziz Al Saud St., El Manial
Data provided by the Misr International Films - Youssef Chahine