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Egypt Now: In The Shadow of a Man + Discussion (18)
Dir: Hanan Abdalla 65 mins, 2011, Egypt Please note: this was screened in April 2013
In the wake of the revolution, four women talk about their fight for the future and what it means to be a woman in Egypt. Internationally acclaimed following its Berlin premiere, this courageous, intimate and politically explosive film weaves together their stories of marriage, divorce, love and resistance against Egypt's greater struggle for freedom.
Followed by a discussion hosted by Elhum Shakerifar, programmer at Bird's Eye View and documentary producer (The Reluctant Revolutionary).
With thanks to the Doha Film Institute and the Bristol Feminist Network.
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Please note: this is a old season with no further events to see
A short season which focuses on the recent surge in contemporary filmmaking in Egypt providing an essential context to the recent momentous upheavals.
20,000 Days on Earth
This hotly anticipated profile of musician Nick Cave's first 20,000 days on earth has been wowing audiences since its premiere. A fascinating and illuminating exploration of the creative process.
Bristol, come and play with your shadows... we are delighted to announce that this year's winner of the international £30,000 Playable City Award is Shadowing, which will be launched in the city in the autumn.