Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 9-11 February

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Feb 2017

Ahram Online highlights events taking place this weekend in Cairo and Alexandria


Thursday 9 February

Screening of French film The Devil, Probably (1977), directed by Robert Bresson, 7pm
Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown Cairo

Arts management seminars by Cairo’s AFCA. Check the programme here.
Supreme Council of Culture, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre performance of Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights. Read more here. 8pm
Running from 9 till 11 February
Falaki Theatre, 24 Falaki Street, Downtown Cairo

The Women, a play in cooperation with the Swedish Institute in Alexandria, directed by Sherif Hamdy, 7pm
Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya Street, Alexandria

Cinedelta documentary film festival. Read more here. 4pm
Rosetta National Museum, Rosetta

Awan II The Cache by Hassan Kamel (Photo: part of promotional material by the Fine Arts Sector)

Friday 10 February

Last day of The Cairo International Book Fair.
Exhibition Grounds, Nasr City, Cairo

Awan II: The Cache, a sculpture exhibition by Hassan Kamel.
The exhibition runs till 21 February.
El-Bab Selim Gallery, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Moroccan Film Week. Read more here, 6pm
Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

American Buffalo play. Read more here, 7pm
Daily till 18 February, except for 11 February.
Gerhart Theatre, American University in Cairo, Road 90, Fifth Settlement, New Cairo

Coppelia Ballet. Read more here, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House, 22 Al Mesallah Sharq Street, Qesm Al-Attarin, Alexandria

The Devil, Probably (Photo: Still from The Devil Probably)

Saturday 11 February

8th Cairo Video Festival, for video art and experimental film, 7pm
The festival will take place across several venues till 24 February. Check the full schedule here.
Zawya, behind Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel Hamid Said, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown Cairo

Pop-up exhibition by Rania Atef and Akeel Khreef, participants in From Rags to Riches project. From 11am to 9pm
The display will be available until 5 March.
Kodak passageway, 20 Adly Street, in front of the Synagogue, Downtown Cairo

Opening of Friendly Beings, painting exhibition by Emad Abo Grain, 7pm
Asfour El-Nil, 23a Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Cairo

BA Orchestra Symphonic Concert, conducted by Hisham Gabr, 7pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Moroccan film Zineb, A Rose of Aghmat (Photo: still from Zineb, A Rose of Aghmat)


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