Drama | Morocco | 2015 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 94 Min
An experimental cinematic essay that rewrites the facts of Morocco, by revealing the dark secrets of Driss Basri, the man responsible for countless human rights abuses under King Hassan II’s regime....Read more

Documentary, Biography | Lebanon | 2017 | Arabic | English and French Subtitles | 83 Mins
Hady follows his grandmother Henriette as she ages and crosses the centenarian milestone to reach 104 years. He witnesses the transformation of her memory, her emigration from Lebanon to Brazil and th...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | France, Palestine, Switzerland, Qatar | 2017 | Arabic, English | English Subtitles | 94 Mins
In order to confront the ghosts of his past, Palestinian director Raed Andoni assembles an eclectic group of ex-prisoners to build a replicate of Al-Moskobiya, Israel’s main interrogation centre, wher...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | Egypt | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 75 Mins
With the help of El Homossany, one of the oldest assistant directors in Egypt, Zedan, a young indie filmmaker, is making a documentary about Motawe Eweis, who has worked as an extra in about 1000 film...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | Lebanon, Germany | 2017 | Arabic, French, English | English | 48 Mins
The story of this film project revolves around one of the biggest production studios in the Arab world, and its lost archive. Located on Charles Helou Boulevard in the East of Beirut, the remains of S...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Creative Documentary | Lebanon, UAE | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 69 Mins
A tormented love letter to her home city, Rana Eid’s debut is a documentary, a paean to the city of Beirut and her father. The filmmaker’s voiceover is about both, equally a part of her and in need of...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | Lebanon, USA | 2017 | Arabic, French, Spanish | 77 min
A young Lebanese filmmaker who shares a Beirut apartment with his mother and pet dog attempts to reconstruct his identity by renovating his bedroom. But as the Syrian construction workers come and go...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | Germany, Lebanon, Syria, UAE, Qatar | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 85 min
In Beirut, Syrian construction workers are building skyscrapers, while their own homes in their homeland are being shelled. These workers are confined to the site, forbidden as refugees, to leave befo...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary | Egypt | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 70 min
In a country that is suffocating inside a bubble of corruption and deterioration, Ossama follows stories of old buildings being demolished and historical landmarks disappearing. He encounters differen...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Experimental Docu-fiction | Egypt, Denmark | 2018 | Danish, English, Arabic | Arabic, English Subtitles | 50 min
Bassem Yousri finds himself in the West Jutland area, in Denmark, on a research mission about the life of the peculiar Wardrobe Man; Kristian Vandet Jørgensen a hermit who lived in his wardrobe by the...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary (Short) | Lebanon, France | 2017 | Arabic, French | English Subtitles | 23 min
A yearning in an unsettled space that, once, was shared and breathed by two cineastes, living in two different cities, trying to sustain their longing through each other’s scattered images, sounds, an...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary (Short) | Lebanon, Syria | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 16 min
As goals fade and it becomes clear that no action really matters, meaning fades too. At that moment, desire fades, movement fades, and the body follows suit. Heaviness replaces lightness, the soul is ...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Documentary (Short) | Lebanon, Syria | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 20 min
The film depicts the last days of eastern Aleppo’s siege. Just before its fall, Milad Amin, residing in Beirut, follows up with his friend Ghith, an activist and photographer, who like so many other c...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Lebanon | 2016 | French, Arabic, German | English Subtitles
“I hesitated for a long time. More than a step forward, more than one backwards, more than one by the side. Thousands of times the same gaze through the windows of my own end of the world”. These are ...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Lebanon | 2013 | English | 9 min
In Duo for Two Missing Persons, the filmmaker asks: could dance act as a conduit between life and death? The video traces the artist’s interest in mass graves and the grisly reality that, in such situ...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Lebanon, France | 2007 | Arabic | 17 min
The film uses notes written and filmed during summer 2006 as a personal account of the experience of war. The first part oscillates between day-shots and night-shots and features a soundtrack expressi...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Lebanon | 2014 | English | 25 min
In Now Eat My Script, Al Solh takes the transit of a sacrificed lamb in the trunk of her relative’s car as a starting point to reflect on the exchange of goods and food between her mother’s family in ...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Drama | Denmark, UK, Greece | 2017 | Arabic, Greek | English Subtitles | 15 min
Surrounded by predators on the mean streets of Athens, a young refugee faces a heart-wrenching series of compromises if he hopes to survive another day. A gripping portrait of life in exile...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Drama | Drama | 2017 | Arabic, Hebrew | English Subtitles | 15 min
A Palestinian man languishing in an Israeli jail is pining for some quality time with his wife, in order to conceive. This presents a logistical conundrum, but one to which his spunky wife proves hers...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Drama | Palestine | 2017 | Arabic, Hebrew | English Subtitles | 11 mins
The trials and tribulations faced by ordinary Palestinians attempting to travel a few hundred meters inside their own land are sadly, only too well known. This heartbreaking story articulates what hap...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Comedy | Lebanon, USA, Qatar | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 19 min
A small coastal town is in a state of excitement at the impending visit by the President. Inhabitants nervously peck and preen at their surroundings, scurrying around and cleaning frantically ahead of...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

Drama | Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Qatar | 2017 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 26 min
Beirut, the day of the World Cup. A woman walks through the relatively quiet streets, people are indoors watching the game, or going about their domestic business. But there seems to be a disruption i...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Germany, Palestine | 2014 | 70 min
A visual tour around Jaffa, through rare archived footage, from the 1960s to the 1990s, captured on film in Israeli and American features. All the protagonists are edited out of the original footage; ...Read more

Cairo Cinema Days 2

| Palestine, UK | 2016 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 28 min
Based on Skype conversations with Gaza-based photographers, fixers and drivers who were behind specific images that were transmitted from screen to screen in the summer of 2014. The film probes the fa...Read more