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Film screening The Giraffe

Start Date:
08 Oct 2019
End Date:
08 Oct 2019
Start Time
8:00 PM
End Time
9:15 PM
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08-10-2019 20:00 08-10-2019 21:15 Asia/Jerusalem Film screening The Giraffe


The Giraffe

ًDirector: Ahmed Magdy
Producer: Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Lutfy, Mark Lutfy, Mahmoud Eissa
Egypt, 2018
Length: 75 min
Language: Arabic with English subtitles

Synopsis

Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he does not know by getting her enough money to afford an abortion. Ahmed is swallowed into the madness of the city as he embarks on a surreal journey where he finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people, led by an enigmatic young woman who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.

About the director

Ahmed Magdy (born in 1986 in Cairo) is a filmmaker, actor, and yoga instructor. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Ain Shams University, then joined the Al-Tamy Theater Troupe as assistant director and actor. RIVERBED (2007) was his debut short documentary film, after which he directed ZIZO (2007), the internationally-acclaimed CREAM CAKE (2008) and TO THE SEA, which screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where he later served as a jury member. His debut feature film, NO ONE THERE, received the Sanad and AFAC grants. In acting, Magdy has had a celebrated career in prominent films and TV series including BIRD OF THE NILE, MICROPHONE, THE GATE OF DEPARTURE; ALI,

Ramallah & Albireh
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Al kasaba Theater
Ramallah Hospital st , Ramallah & Albireh

Film screening The Giraffe


The Giraffe

ًDirector: Ahmed Magdy
Producer: Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Lutfy, Mark Lutfy, Mahmoud Eissa
Egypt, 2018
Length: 75 min
Language: Arabic with English subtitles

Synopsis

Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he does not know by getting her enough money to afford an abortion. Ahmed is swallowed into the madness of the city as he embarks on a surreal journey where he finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people, led by an enigmatic young woman who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.

About the director

Ahmed Magdy (born in 1986 in Cairo) is a filmmaker, actor, and yoga instructor. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Ain Shams University, then joined the Al-Tamy Theater Troupe as assistant director and actor. RIVERBED (2007) was his debut short documentary film, after which he directed ZIZO (2007), the internationally-acclaimed CREAM CAKE (2008) and TO THE SEA, which screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where he later served as a jury member. His debut feature film, NO ONE THERE, received the Sanad and AFAC grants. In acting, Magdy has had a celebrated career in prominent films and TV series including BIRD OF THE NILE, MICROPHONE, THE GATE OF DEPARTURE; ALI,

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08-10-2019 20:00 08-10-2019 21:15 Asia/Jerusalem Film screening The Giraffe


The Giraffe

ًDirector: Ahmed Magdy
Producer: Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Lutfy, Mark Lutfy, Mahmoud Eissa
Egypt, 2018
Length: 75 min
Language: Arabic with English subtitles

Synopsis

Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he does not know by getting her enough money to afford an abortion. Ahmed is swallowed into the madness of the city as he embarks on a surreal journey where he finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people, led by an enigmatic young woman who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.

About the director

Ahmed Magdy (born in 1986 in Cairo) is a filmmaker, actor, and yoga instructor. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Ain Shams University, then joined the Al-Tamy Theater Troupe as assistant director and actor. RIVERBED (2007) was his debut short documentary film, after which he directed ZIZO (2007), the internationally-acclaimed CREAM CAKE (2008) and TO THE SEA, which screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where he later served as a jury member. His debut feature film, NO ONE THERE, received the Sanad and AFAC grants. In acting, Magdy has had a celebrated career in prominent films and TV series including BIRD OF THE NILE, MICROPHONE, THE GATE OF DEPARTURE; ALI,

Ramallah & Albireh