films – Cinema Akil


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DIRECTED BY
Akram Zaatari
Lebanon | N/A | 105 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue
When a filmmaker travels to an old photographic studio in Saida, Lebanon, he recounts the story of a photographer and how the man's work connected to the culture and city. Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Reem Saleh
Egypt | N/A | 105 min | Documentary | Arabic
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Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue

In Rod El Farag, one of the poorest residential areas in Cairo, obtaining meat, fruit and daily bread is a constant struggle, but the sense of community shared by the inhabitants helps them to some extent overcome their hardships through a social practice known as ‘al Gami’ya’, or ‘the assembly’.

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