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In the Last Days of the City

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:58pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

Ithaca Premiere w/filmmaker Tamer El Said in person! Post-Screening discussion will be facilitated by Deborah Starr (NES).

2018 > Egypt > Directed by Tamer El Said
With Khalid Abdalla
The fictional story of a filmmaker from downtown Cairo as he struggles to capture the soul of a city on edge while facing loss in his own life. Shot in Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin during the two years before the outbreak of revolution in Egypt, the film's multi-layered stories are a visually rich exploration of friendship, loneliness and life in cities shaped by the shadows of war and adversity. Cosponsored with the Dept of Near Eastern Studies. Subtitled. More at
1 hr 58 min

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Film, Special Event


Cornell Cinema, Near Eastern Studies, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, City and Regional Planning


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$3 general, $2 students

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Tamer El Said (filmmaker) & Deborah Starr (NES)

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