CIFF41: Recommended events for Wednesday 27 November

Ahram Online , Tuesday 26 Nov 2019

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


1:30- 3:04

Hanager Theater

Short Film Screening: (The festival selection, out of competition)

-Searching For Ghazala


-Dunya's Day

-Gusts of Wildlife

-Something is Happening




3:00- 5:05

Cairo Opera House Grand Hall

Film Screening: MINDANAO


Fiction, 2019, Color, 123 min

Original Language: Filipino

Director: Brillante Mendoza

Sima is a mother to young cancer patient Aisa who is going through treatment process



6:30- 7:45

Cairo Opera House, Grand Hall

Gala Film Screening: The Friendly Man


Fiction, 2019, Color, 84 min

Original Language: Portuguese

Director: Iberê Carvalho

A Rock star finds himself implicated in the killing of a police officer hence he seeks to clear his name through a night trip to search for the suspect who is a child



10:00 – 11:18

Egyptian Panorama: Documentary Film Screening: The Profession 


Documentary, 2019, Color, 79 min

Original Language: Arabic

Director: Ramez Youssef

The movie is a journey to the dark side of the Egyptian traditional folk weddings as it tells the story of the belly dancers that dance in these weddings and their complicated relationships with their husbands who happen to also manage their business



Check CIFF's full programme here.

27 November full programme:



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

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