Not to be missed: 'Avatar 2: The Way of Water' to premiere, Cairo Short Film Festival to launch

Ahram Online , Wednesday 14 Dec 2022

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (14-20 December) in Cairo.

Not to be missed

 

Avatar 2: The Way of Water
Vox Cinemas
Wednesday 14 December
The anticipated James Cameron’s 250-USD-budget masterpiece, staring Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington and Michelle Yeoh, will be available for Egyptian viewers this week.
Follow up with the story of Jake Sully as he lives with his newfound family formed on the planet of Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na'vi race to protect their planet.
Read more about 'Avatar 2: The Way of Water' here

Mohamed Sobhy to premiere a new musical
‘Eila Etaamallaha Block’ (“A Family That Has Been Blocked”)
Mohamed Sobhy’s Sonbol Theatre City, Cairo-Alexandria road
Thursday 15 December
Starring Sobhy alongside Wafaa Sadek and members of his Actor Studio troup, the new play is written by Mostafa Shohib, with songs written by Abdullah Hassan and composed by Sherif Hemdan.
Tackling a number of social issues facing the modern Egyptian family, the show is the second cooperation between iconic theatre actor and director with Egypt’s leading production company United Media Services (UMS) group.
Read more about the ‘Eila Etaamallaha Block’ here

Yasser Gaessa Art Exhibition
Yassin Art Gallery, Zamalek
Running until 31 December

'Al Ascenseur’ Theatre show
Rawabet Art Space
Thursday 15 December at 8 pm
Friday 16 December and Saturday 17 December at 4pm and 8pm
Starring Mohamed Khaled and Yahia Fouda, Kenoma Theatre Company presents a one-act play telling the story of two assassins awaiting their next assignment in a basement, directed by Moustafa Khalil.

Ali El-Helbawy concert
El-Sawy Culturewheel
Thursday 15 December at 8pm
El Helbawy will select from his big repertoire of love, Islamic and patriotic originals in addition to some traditional covers.

Gala El Hadidi‘s Christmas Concert
Cairo Opera House, Small Hall
Friday 16 December at 8pm
The annual Christmas concert for the Egyptian mezzo-soprano will combine a selection of Christmas carols and other classical works.

Muslim concert
El-Sawy Culturewheel
Saturday 17 December at 8pm
The young popular singer will perform some of his pop and Shaabi original tunes.
 

Cairo International Short Film Festival, 4th edition
Cairo Opera House’s Artistic Creativity Center, Al-Hanager Cinema and Al-Hadara Cinema
From 17 December to 22 December
A number of film screenings, talks and workshops are being held amid the festival. Learn more here

‘Om El Donya’ documentary series
Watch it on WatchIt streaming platform, before the launch of the second season.

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