In the Company of the Film’s Director Ahmed Magdy
Cairo Film Society to Screen The Giraffe at El Hanager Cinema on November 28Cairo Film Society will host a screening for The Giraffe by director Ahmed Magdy at El Hanager Cinema, Cairo Opera House on November 28 at 6:00 PM. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by the director Ahmed Magdy and film critic Essam Zakaria. Free seats will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Giraffe landed its world premiere at the 40 th Cairo International Film Festival. The film made its international premiere at the 17 th Marrakech International Film Festival and it also screened at the Trans-Saharan International Film Festival in Zagora.
Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he doesn't know who is in a lot of trouble. He finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people lead by an enigmatic girl who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.
Written and directed by Ahmed Magdy, The Giraffe stars Amr Hosny, Shaza Moharam, Haydi Koussa, Salma Hassan, Rasha Magdy, Mohammed El Badawy, and Osama Gawish. The film is co-produced by Garage Art Production, Utaco Digital Film, and Fig Leaf Studio. It was awarded the AFAC Production Grant and the SANAD Development Grant from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The film is distributed worldwide by MAD Solutions.