Pre-Festival Two-Day Screening Event

July 13–14, 2021, 21:00
Goethe-Institut Athen (Atrium), 14–16 Omirou St., 100 33 Athens

The 9th Syros International Film Festival’s slate of summer activities begins with a two-day screening program celebrating the collaboration between SIFF and the Cimatheque – Alternative Film Centre in Cairo in the context of Peripheral Vision, an extended hybrid online and on-site workshop for cross-media interpretive strategies for audiovisual archives moderated by filmmaker and Cimatheque co-founder Tamer El Said, and held with the support of the Goethe-Institut Athen.

Ahmed Abu el Fadl, Cairo from 5 to 7, 2013
Ahmed Abu el Fadl, Cairo from 5 to 7, 2013

On Wednesday July 14, a program selected by the Cimatheque includes short films produced by filmmakers in the past decade in the context of filmmaking workshops held by the Cimatheque and various partners, including the High Film Institute and Atelier Varan: Ahmed Abu el Fadl’s Cairo from 5 to 7 (2013), Muhammad Mustapha’s Tashkeel (2015), Ahmed El Ghoneimy’s Bahari (2011) and Maged Nader’s Fathy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (2016).

The screening will be introduced with a pre-recorded message by Tamer El Said.

Muhammad Mustapha, Tashkeel, 2015
Muhammad Mustapha, Tashkeel, 2015

Detailed Program 

Cairo from 5 to 7
Ahmed Abu el Fadl, Egypt, 2013, 12΄
Courtesy: High Film Institute

Tashkeel
Muhammad Mustapha, Egypt, 2015, 12΄
Courtesy: Atelier Varan – Cimatheque

Bahari
Ahmed El Ghoneimy, Egypt, 2011, 12΄
Courtesy: the artist

Fathy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
Maged Nader, Egypt, 2016, 9΄
Courtesy: the artist

Ahmed El Ghoneimy, Bahari, 2011
Ahmed El Ghoneimy, Bahari, 2011

The films in the program will be screened with English subtitles.

Admission is free upon reservation on a first come first served basis. Reservations can be made by sending your details to: iris.asimakopoulou@goethe.de

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Maged Nader, Fathy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 2016
Maged Nader, Fathy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 2016
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