Art Alert: Short films screening at Creativity Centre

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Mar 2017

The films are a result of a workshop by Animation 8 Studio

Very short films
Still from one of the Very Short Films screening at The Creativity Center (Photo: still from event trailer by Animation 8)

The Cairo Creativity Centre will screen six short films by 16 participants from Egypt and Lebanon on Tuesday, 14 March.

The films are a result of an extensive workshop by Animation 8 Studio held between Cairo and Fayoum over six weeks, which covered practical and theoretical aspects of short filmmaking. Moderators of the workshop were Dr Souad Shawky, Dr Wael Saber, and Dr Ashraf Mohamed.

Some of the films are produced by first-time filmmakers.

The six films that will be screened cover different subjects and range from drama to documentary to experimental works.

The films are Bab (Door), Lahous, Habaya w Sigara w Kobayet Shay (A Pill, Cigarette and Cup of Tea), Babtaed Maarafsh aw Baarab (Am I Getting Closer or Further), Ward (Flowers) and Balad El-Habayeb (Land of the Beloved)

The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.

Animation 8 is a Cairo based platform founded in 2014, to offer guidance, training, technological support that help support talents and develop artistic projects. 

Tuesday 14 March at 6pm
Cairo Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

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