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Monday, February 27, 2012

Film Series: Nine Memories of Revolution

Film Series: Nine Memories of Revolution
curated by Hany Saleh

Artellewa presents an international selection of films on the theme of revolution and resistance. Every Thursday night we present a different film followed by open discussion in the Artellewa workshop. All films are screened with Arabic subtitles.

Schedule: Every Thursday in March and April, 8:00pm
March 1, 2012 - The Will / Kamal Selim, Egypt, 1939
March 8, 2012 - October: Ten Days that Shook the World / Serge M. Eisenstein, Soviet Union, 1928
March 15, 2012 - The Battle of Algiers / Gillo Pontecorvo, Italy/Algeria, 1966
March 22, 2012 - Z / Costa-Garvas, France/Algeria, 1969
March 29, 2012 - Army of Shadows / Jean-Pierre Melville, France/Italy, 1969
April 5, 2012 - Lion of the Desert / Moustapha Akkad, Libya/US, 1981
April 12, 2012 - Malcolm X / Spike Lee, US, 1992
April 19, 2012 - West Beirut / Ziad Doueiri, Lebanon, 1998
April 26, 2012 - 678 / Mohamed Diab, Egypt, 2010

Address: Artellewa Art Space, 19 Mohamed Ali Al Eseary, Ard El Lewa, Giza.
phone: +2 018 810 888 0

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