Not to be missed: Sharm El-Sheikh Theatre Festival opens, last days of Film My Design Week in Cairo

Ahram Online , Wednesday 23 Nov 2022

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (23-29 November) in Egypt.

Not to miss

 

Films screenings by Film My Design
19-24 November
Baron Palace, Heliopolis, Cairo

Film My Design curates a film program at the 1st edition of Cairo Design Week. Through a diverse lineup of films and post-screening discussions, the film program will convey creativity’s ability in bringing about promise, purpose, and change.

Check the details about the screenings here   
For tickets, please visit Cairo Design Week website

 

Music by Khaled Hammad
Wednesday 23 November, 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

The Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Nayer Nagui will perform known film music by Khaled Hammad, an Egyptian-Russian composer known for his many film scores.

Egypt premiere of She Said
Thursday 24 November
Vox Cinemas

New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood. The film stars Carey Mulligan, Tom Pelphrey, Samantha Morton.

Egypt premiere of Poker Face
Thursday 24 November
Vox Cinemas

A tech billionaire hosts a high-stakes poker game between friends, but the evening takes a turn when long-held secrets are revealed, an elaborate revenge plot unfolds, and thieves break in. The film stars Liam Hemsworth, Russel Crowe.

Dear, dear, dear! performance
Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November, 8pm
Dawar Arts, 16 Adly St., 3rd Floor, Downtown, Cairo
"Dear, dear, dear!" is a multidisciplinary performance incorporating spoken word and contemporary dance. 

Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY)
25-30 November

The festival’s 7th edition will fill Sharm El-Sheikh city with performances from numerous countries, plus workshops, discussions and seminars.

Check the SITFY’s Facebook page for more details.

Netflix premiere of Ghislaine Maxwell: Filthy Rich
Friday 25 November

Stories from survivors of the sex-trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, a socialite and accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein.



Ahmad Ali El-Haggar concert
Friday 25 November, 9pm
Room Art Space & Cafe, 10, Etehad El-Mohameien St., Garden City, Cairo

Ahmad Ali El-Haggar is an Egyptian singer and songwriter, and a Berklee College of Music alumnus. He grew up singing classical Egyptian songs, and currently performs music that is inspired by a mix of traditional tunes and Jazz and Neo-soul. 

Abu Al-Gheit Ensemble concert
Saturday 26 November, 8pm
Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St., Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

The Abu Al-Gheit Ensemble presents Al-Sīra Al-Hilāliyya, one of the most important epic poems of the Arabic oral tradition.

Samajam International Show
Sunday 27 November - 3 December, 7pm

The Marquee, Cairo Festival City

Samajam is a participatory show for a whole family. The participants perform by themselves on a multitude of percussive instruments provided by the organisers.

 

 

 

Karaoke Night
Tuesday 29 November, 8pm
Room Space & Cafe, 10, Etehad El-Mohameien St., Garden City, Cairo

A weekly fun with Karaoke at Room Art Space. Prior reservation is required.

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