Egyptian Short Films | Calgary Arab Film Nights Festival 2019

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Globe Cinema

617 8 Avenue Southwest

Calgary, AB T2P 1H1

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Calgary Arab Film Nights presents a collection of four Egyptian short films.

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Doors open 45 minutes before the show - join us for food, art, and music during the breaks.

Authentic Arabic food for purchase, catered by Egyptian Princess

Art exhibition by local artists, curated by Fadia Omar

Lobby music courtesy of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra

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The Journey of Geckos

Directed By: Nadia Fares (in attendance)

Nouran Salah founded the Cairo Cycling Geckos with lofty goals in mind - helping the needy, changing the perception of cycling in Cairo, and empowering women. Since humble beginnings, the Geckos now deliver meals to neglected areas around Cairo, all by bicycle - changing strongly held convictions and creating new traditions along the way.

Fork & Knife

Starring : Menna Shalaby, Eyad Nassar, Asser Yassin

Directed By : Adam Abd ElGhaffar

Written By : Adam Abd ElGhaffar

An unusual dinner date between a man and a woman reveals their past, and changes their future, through a conversation that leaves them with unexpected choices.

Eyebrows

Starring : Asmaa Aboul Yazeed, Mariam El Khosht, Ali Eltayeb

Directed By: Tamer Ashry

Written By : Haitham Dabbour

“What is the one thing you wish was not forbidden?”

Aiesha posts the controversial question in a close Facebook group for her burqa wearing peers.

Aiesha, who is nicknamed among her peers as the fair eyed haori, meets her friend Sally at the mall shortly after the post. Under her burka, she hides more than her body and face, and during the seemingly ordinary shopping trip, she discovers that what she hates most about her life lays right over her eyes.

Intense Practice to Improve performance

TRAILER

Starring : Ali Al Tayeb, Sarah Al Wakil

Directed By: Yasser Shafiey

Written By : Yasser Shafiey

In the presence of a new employee, workers in an office practice to improve their performance. When a special guest arrives, the newbie is tested.

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Globe Cinema

617 8 Avenue Southwest

Calgary, AB T2P 1H1

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