Join a seminar on late film director Shady Abdel-Salam at Beit Al-Sinnari

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 5 Mar 2024

Shady Abdel-Salam
Shady Abdel-Salam


Beit Al-Sinnari

Mongue Ally, Behind Al Saneya Secondary School, Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo, Tel 02 2390 9471

Thurs 7, 6pm: On the 94th anniversary of the birth of the famous Alexandrian film director, screenwriter Shady Abdel-Salam (1930- 1986), a seminar and exhibition of publications of his unique works are organised by BA. Speakers at the seminar will talk about their memories with Shadi Abdel-Salam including actress Sawsan Badr, landscape architect Onsi Abu Seif, and cinematographer Magdy Abdel-Rahman, in the presence of a group of specialists, interested people and students of fine arts.




Arkan Plaza, Extension of Sheikh Zayed District, Giza, F3, Second Floor, Tel 010 66860098/010 66500748

Sat 9, 6.30pm: A signing ceremony and discussion of Dr. Hossam Badrawi’s latest work The Chimera, a collection of short stories published by the Modern Arab Publishing  Foundation. 

He is a former member of the Shoura Council of the Egyptian Parliament, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine of Cairo University, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Library of Alexandria. The book is a collection of short stories dealing with a range of social and humanitarian topics in a unique and distinctive literary style.





Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791

Arabic courses registration is open from 1 until 15 March 2024. Registration is open for the face-to-face Egyptian Arabic and Classical Arabic courses offered by Ahlan World School (, at the premises of the Italian Cultural Institute. Classes will be held in the morning, starting from 17 March 2024. For information and registration, please contact 01129891993 or email [email protected] For information on advanced levels, please contact via WhatsApp the number 01222143876.

* A version of this article appears in print in the 7 March, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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