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Al Momia: The Night of Counting the Years

Date
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Time
01:00 PM–04:00 PM
Al Momia: The Night of Counting the Years

The first film in our three-part Egyptomania Film Series, Al Momia is considered one of the greatest Egyptian films ever made. Based on a true story, the film follows the difficult decision of two brothers to either follow the tradition of illegally looting a legendary cache of royal mummies to sustain their tribe, or to alert authorities to their tribal elders’ secret. Please join us for this special screening and post-film discussion.  Arabic with English subtitles.

Running time:  103 minutes
Director of Photography: Abdel Aziz Fahmi
Written by Shadi Abdel Salam
Music: Mario Nascimbene 
Restored in 2009 by the World Cinema Foundation at Cineteca di Bologna L’Immagine Ritrovata Laboratory.

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