Yousse Chahine Retrospective

Youssef Chahine Retrospective in Switzerland

For decades, Youssef Chahine (1926 – 2008) was the central figure of Egyptian cinema. Inspired by neo-realism and melodrama as well as musicals, his films deal with crucial issues of Egyptian society – and to this day, they offer insights into the realities and dreams of the Arab world. With 37 features and five short films to his name he…