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, September 3, 2011

Cinema Updates

Sunday, September 4, 2011

IL GATTOPARDO (THE LEOPARD) at the Italian Institute of Culture in Zamalek, 6:00 PM (repeated 8:00 PM)
Italy, 1963. Runtime: 187 min.
Directed by Luchino Visconti.
Featuring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.Italian with English subtitles

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

ULYSSES' GAZE at the Cairo Opera House Open Air Theater, 7:30 PM
(Greece Runtime: 176 min)  
Arabic subtitles 
Directed by Theo Angelopoulos
Featuring Harvey Keitel , Maia Morgenstern 

A Greek-American filmmaker, known simply as "A", returns to his hometown in northern Greece for a screening of his latest controversial film 

Friday, September 9, 2011

KHEIT RUFAIYYA (FRAIL THREAD) at the Word Hall at Sawy Culture Wheel, 6:30 PM

Arabic Film

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