PROGRAMME: June 2014 films at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's Arts Centre

Ahram Online, Thursday 29 May 2014

From 1 to 26 June, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Centre will host a dynamic film programme featuring Egyptian documentaries, short, fiction and animation films, plus a selection of short films from India

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
(Photo: Ahram Archives)

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Centre's monthly film programme features four film forums with screenings across June spotlighting short films, documentaries, fiction films, and animation films. The screenings will take place from 1 to 26 June.

This month, the fiction film forum celebrates the centenary of Henry Barakat, one of Egypt's most celebrated filmmakers. The animation film forum will feature a selection of short films from India.


Sunday 1 June

Short Film Forum

El Bostan El Saeed Street (2014)
Director: Maysoon El Massry
Running Time: 16 minutes
English subtitles

Winner of Radwan Al-Kashef Award

Once upon a time in Sharjah (2014)
Director: Mohamed Zedan
Running Time: 17 minutes
English subtitles

Screening will be followed by a talk with the directors.

Monday 8 June

Documentary Film Forum

The Road to God: The Trilogy of Shadi Abdel-Salam (2012)
Director: Magdi Abdel-Rahman
Running Time: 88 minutes

Saturday 21 June - Tuesday 24 June

Fiction Film Forum: The Centenary of Barakat (1914 - 1997)

Saturday 21 June

A TV program (1997)
Running Time: 50 minutes

Sunday 22 June

Immortal Song (1952)
Running Time: 120 minutes

Monday 23 June

Hassan and Na'eema (1959)
Running Time: 100 minutes

Tuesday 24 June

A Man in our House (1961)
Running Time: 130 minutes

Wednesday 25 June, at 6pm

Cinema Lesson: Writing with Light
A lecture delivered by cinematographer Said Shimi
Western Lectures Hall

Thursday 26 June

Animation Film Forum

A selection of short films from India
Running Time: 45 minutes
English Subtitles
In Collaboration with ASIFA India

All screenings start at 7 PM at the Auditorium Hall
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Centre, small theatre, Al-Shatby, Alexandria

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