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Art Alert: Indian Film Festival in Cairo and Alexandria

Actress Rania Farid Shawqi will open the festival at Cairo's Hanager Theatre

Ahram Online , Saturday 4 Nov 2017

The Maulana Azad Indian Cultural Center in Cairo will present the Indian Film Festival between 27 October and 11 November in Cairo and Alexandria.

The festival, which is being organized in collaboration with the Cultural Development Fund, will present a selection of contemporary and classic Indian films, starring some of India’s biggest stars, including Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.

Among the films due to be shown are Devdas, Mera Naam Joker (My Name is Joker), Drishyam, Mother India and Sangam.

Egyptian actress Rania Farid Shawqi will open the festival in Cairo, taking place at Hanager Cinema where the screenings will be running till 2 November.

Screening of the same programme will then begin in Alexandria, starting on 5 November and closing on 11 November.

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