Arab Camera Festival on tour
The Arab Camera Festival Rotterdam (28 Nov – 2 Dec, LantarenVenster) has sought out the latest film works of both up-and-coming and veteran filmmakers from Arabic countries. On December 6 & 7 the festival will arrive at Het Nutshuis with a selection of freshly produced films and documentaries.
All films have English subtitles.
Thursday, Dec 6th
Time 19:30 – 21:30
AFTER THE BATTLE
Cannes 2012 Official Selection - In Competition
Eygpt/France 2012, 122 min
Directed by: Yousry Nasrallah
With: Menna Chalaby, Bassem Samra, Nahed El Sebaï
Mahmoud is one of the "Tahrir square horseriders” who, on 2nd February 2011, manipulated by Mubarak’s regime, charged against the young revolutionaries. Beaten, humiliated, unemployed, ostracised in his neighbourhood near the Pyramids, Mahmoud and his family are losing their footing… It is then that he meets Reem, a young Egyptian divorcee, modern and secular, who works in advertising. Reem is a militant revolutionary and lives in a nice neighbourhood in Cairo. Their meeting will change their lives.
Short talk on Thu evening at Arab Camera Festival:
"Nowadays and egyptian cinema"
After the screening of the Egyptian film After the Battle Passant Salama (filmcritic and presentor of cultural programs on the Egyptian TV) will be interviewed by Rosh Abdelfatah, director and selector of the Arab Camera Festival.