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This edition: An Egyptian Story

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Episode Details

(1982/Egypt, 115 min., color, drama) Director: Youssef Chahine. Cast: Nour El-Sherif, Yousra. During heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker Experiences a metaphysical “trial” in which his child self accuses him of selling out his ideals. The second film in Chahine’s “Alexandria Trilogy.” In Arabic with English subtitles. Discussion with Livia Alexander follows film.

Guest List

Prof. Livia Alexander Lecturer, Suny Binghamton

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