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Iskenderia (2012)


A montage of scenes from famous Egyptian fiction films, the documentary film "Sunken ruins of Cleopatra's palace", Constantine P. Cavafy's poem "The City" and text from Michel de Certeau's book "The Practice of Everyday Life".


Main Crew:

Director/Editor/Producer: Mayye Zayed

Production: Rufy's Films/Wellesley College


Previous Screenings:

  • EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam, Netherlans 2015

  • 4th Digital Marrakech Festival, Morocco 2014

  • Arab Camera Filmfestival Rotterdam, Netherlands 2013

  • 35th Cinemed International Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier in France (Official Selection), France 2013

  • The Visual Arts Festival Damascus in Istanbul, Turkey 2013

  • AXWFF (Another Experiment by Women Film Festival), USA 2013

  • DI-EGY FEST 0.1, Egypt 2013

  • 9th Berlin International Directors Lounge in Berlin(Urban Research), Germany 2013

  • 25th INSTANTS VIDEO Festival in Milan, Italy 2012

Iskenderia - Still Shot 2.jpeg

Genre: Experimentanl

Duration: 8 mins

Language: Arabic/Greek

Subtitles: English/French

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