Cairo – literally: «the conqueror» – is a diverse and unique city that also demands a great deal from its inhabitants: Material need, religious precepts and political restrictions make the pursuit of happiness a challenge for most of them. Nevertheless, individual Cairo citizens, beset by stress and existential fears, manage to find different ways to enjoy moments of bliss.

Category

Doc

Year of Production

2019

Country

Egypt

Duration

70′

Language

Arab/e

Show Times
  • Thursday 19/11/2020 – 9:15 pm

  • Tuesday 24/11/2020 – 6:15 pm

Directed by
Nada Ibrahim

Nada Ibrahim, an Egyptian filmmaker and architect, mostly highlights women’s issues, minorities and underrepresented, marginalized groups in her work.

Screenplay: Nada Ibrahim

Cinematography: Nada Ibrahim
Music: Karim Baggili

Editing: Nada Ibrahim

Cast:
Mohamed Helmy
Maggi Zaki
Nada El-Shazly
Omar Osman ElShabrawy