Art Alert: Screening and discussion of Egyptian director Ahmed Maher's April Signs

Ahram Online , Saturday 3 Oct 2020

The director and some of the filmmakers will attend the screening of his 1990s film and discuss it in a symposium

Egyptian director Ahmed Maher

Egyptian 40-minute feature film 'Alamaat April' (April Signs) will be screened on Wednesday 7 October at the Qasr El-Cinema 'Cinema Palace' in Cairo, with the presence of filmmakers.

Director Ahmed Maher, of Omar El-Sherif's Al-Mosafer (2010) and Ahmed Zaki's Edhak El-Sora Tetla' Helwa (1998) will attend the screening and discuss it in a symposium.

Produced by the Egyptian Television in the 90s, April Signs stars Ahmed Azmy, Salwa Khattab, Mohsena Tawfik with the cinematography made by Ehab Mohamed Ali and music produced by GRAMMY-winner Fathy Salama.

The acclaimed film that won a collection of local and international award "blends realism with romanticism in a modern style," as the event organizers described.

Wednesday 7 October, 8pm
Qasr El-Cinema, Garden City, Cairo

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