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This edition: Alexandria Again & Forever

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Episode Details

(1990/Egypt-France, 105 min., color, drama)

Director: Youssef Chahine. Cast Youssef Chahine, Yousra, Manha Batraoui, Hussein Fahmy. An Egyptian filmmaker involved in a pro-democracy hunger strike becomes distracted by his interest in Nadia, a beautiful ingenue. The third film in Chahine’s “Alexandria Trilogy.” In Arabic with English subtitles. Discussion with Hind Rassam Culhane follows the film.

Guest List

Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of film studies, City College of New York

Hind Culhane