Not to be missed: Works by Sayed Darwish in Alexandria, Forever Is Now exhibition at the Pyramids

Ahram Online , Tuesday 7 Nov 2023

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events from 8 to 14 November in Cairo and Alexandria.

Not to miss


Goodbye Julia
Across cinemas

Mohamed Kordofani's award-winning film Goodbye Julia was released across almost 20 cinemas in Egypt on 25 October and continues to score high across Egyptian audiences.

Goodbye Julia, Sudan's choice for the Oscar's Foreign Language Film Award (2024), had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Un Certain Regard Award and the Golden Camera Award and was awarded the Freedom Prize.



Forever Is Now exhibition
The exhibition opened on 26 October and will remain on view until 18 November.

Organized by Art D’Egypte, the third edition of the annual international exhibition spans the area of the Giza Pyramids and the surrounding plateau.

The exhibition brings together 14 artists from the region and various countries worldwide to engage artistically with one of the most iconic historical landmarks, offering contemporary artworks that blend the present with the past.


The Marvels
Starting Wednesday 8 November
Across cinemas

Carol Danvers gets her powers entangled with those of Kamala Khan and Monica Rambeau, forcing them to work together to save the universe.

The film stars are Teyonah Parris, Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Starting Wednesday 8 November
Across cinemas

The protagonist and his family live in a small hilly town, where they run a café and lead a peaceful life. The whole town is shaken when a gang of robbers enter the town which leads to a lot of people getting mysteriously killed. How this affects the protagonist’s family and what he does to deal with it forms the crux of the story.


Charlie — Musical
Thursday 9, Friday 10 November, 9pm

Movenpick Hotel, 6th of October

Charlie is a musical play based on the life of Charlie Chaplin, examining his influence on the international film industry. The play tells his story from a human angle, shedding light on the difficulties that he overcame in his artistic career. 

Tiger 3
Starting Sunday 12 November
Across cinemas

Tiger and Zoya are back to save the country and their family. The film stars are Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, and Emraan Hashmi.


Cabiria — Film screening

Sunday 12 November, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Auditorium Hall, Alexandria

Directed by Giovanni Pastrone, the Italian film Cabiria (1914) is set in ancient Sicily, Carthage, during the period of the Second Punic War (218–202 BC). 

The screening is part of the “From the Silent Era” programme, presenting old silent films every Sunday.


Sayed Darwish — Concert

Monday 13 November, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Grand Hall, Alexandria

The concert presenting works by Sayed Darwish features the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Youth Orchestra, and Bibliotheca Alexandrina Choir. The concert is conducted by Nayer Nagui.

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