Films by Country


The Night of Counting the Years


Shadi Abdel Salam

Superb restored print of a haunting, rarely seen classic of Egyptian cinema, based on a true story of tomb plunder from 1881. “Stately, poetic… an astonishing piece of cinema.” — Martin Scorsese

Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story

Ehky ya Schahrazad

Yousry Nasrallah

A popular TV talk show host risks everything to unearth startling stories of women’s subjugation in contemporary Cairo. “Brilliantly provoking, fierce and audacious… a film that Egypt thoroughly needs.” — Daily News Egypt