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After pausing the program in March, we are happy to announce that it will be continued from September 24th to October 17th.

Over the past three editions, Cairo Cinema Days has brought the latest Arab productions to the big screen. Our fourth edition we will be showcasing a selection of fifteen acclaimed productions from Sudan, Palestine, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon, Syria and Saudi Arabia.


- Event Films -

Drama | Tunisia, France | 2019 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 120 Mins
S is a young soldier in the southern desert of Tunisia. When he learns about his mother's death, he obtains a week's leave and goes back home. He will never return to the camp...

Drama | Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar | 2019 | Arabic, French | English Subtitles | 96 Mins
Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to the Southern country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year old son Aziz when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their liv...

Documentary | Qatar, Algeria, France | 2019 | Arabic, English, French | English Subtitles
In the middle of the Algerian Sahara, in her relay, a woman writes her History, she welcomes, for a cigarette, a coffee or eggs, truckers, wandering beings and dreams, Her name is Malika...

Drama | Saudi Arabia | 2019 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 76 Mins
During a trip with Waleed, his adolescent son, a middle-aged father, Nasser, receives news of his father's serious illness. He turns in the direction of his rural hometown south of Riyadh. The relatio...

Drama | Morocco, France, Belgium | 2019 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 98 Mins
Abla runs a modest local bakery from her home in Casablanca where she lives alone with her 8-year-old daughter, Warda. When Samia, a young pregnant woman knocks on their door, Abla is far from imagini...

Documentary | France, Sudan, Germany, Chad, Qatar | 2019 | Arabic, English, Russian | English, French Subtitles | 93 Mins
Soliman and three further members of the ‘Sudanese Film Club’ have decided to revive an old cinema. They are united not only by their love of cinema and their passionate desire to restore old film sto...

Comedy, Crime | Morocco, France | 2019 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 100 Mins
Amine steals a big bag of money and escapes into the hills with the police hot on his trail. Before he is arrested, he digs a grave to bury the cash and disguises it as a modest tomb.Years later, Amin...

Documentary | Algeria, France | 2019 | Arabic, French | English Subtitles | 67 Mins
During the Algerian War, 2,350,000 million people were displaced by the French Army in the fight against the FLN. Forced to leave their homes, they were grouped in camps. Back in Mansourah, his nativ...

Documentary, War | UK, Syria | 2019 | Arabic, English | English Subtitles | 96 Mins
FOR SAMA is both an intimate and epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years...

Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Qatar, Algeria, France | 2019 | Arabic | English Subtitles | 139 Mins
Algeria, 1994. S. and Lotfi, two childhood friends, cross the desert in search of Abou Leila, a dangerous terrorist. The quest seems absurd in the immensity of the Sahara. But S., whose mental health ...