GIRL POWER, EGYPTIAN FILM NIGHT WITH NEW DRAMA “CLASH”
4PM: DOCU - GIRL RISING (2013, 101 min) follows the life stories of nine girls from the developing world, who struggle every day for freedom, education and a voice in their home countries including Cambodia. 7PM: DOCU - Egypt’s Arab Spring was an uprising against the government of then-President Hosni Mubarak that began in 2011. Watch two films around the issue: The docu NEFERTITI’S DAUGHTERS (Egypt, 2015, 39 min) is a story of women, art, and revolution. The drama CLASH (2016, 97 min) was Egypt’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards, cultivating a dynamic portrait of Egypt, with its dense social, political and religious layers.