In these pages you will hopefully find interesting tips on how to take advantage of Cairo's many cultural opportunities, with particular attention to live events. Cairo Live Events Guide does not pretend to be exhaustive but will try to cover main events open to the public.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011


Sunday June 19, 2011

THE MIRACLE at the Italian Institute of Culture in Zamalek, 6:00 PM (rerun at 8:00 PM)

Directed by Edoardo Winspeare. Starring Claudio D'Agostino, Carlo Bruni,
Anna Ferruzzo, Stefania Casciaro
Drama, running time 92 min. – Italy 2003
The Miracle is the story of Tonio, a 12 year old boy who, one day, gets run
over by a car. Before he loses his senses, Tonio sees something which will
change his life. When he wakes up from being in a coma in hospital, he
casually comes into contact with a man who is dying. The electrocardiogram
on the monitor is a flat line, but when Tonio comes near to the man and
touches him, his heart starts to beat normally again. Was it a miracle?
Italian with Italian subtitles

Tuesday June 21, 2011

About My Mother (Spain), 7:30 PM at Cairo Opera House Cinema Club at the open air theater

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar. Featuring Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz
Runtime: 101 min
Young Esteban want to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by the mother Manuela.
Arabic subtitles

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