Winter of Discontent

Egypt, 2011
94 min.
Arabic (subtitled)
MN Premiere
Director: Ibrahim El Batout

Festivals & Awards:
Best Actor (Amr Wakd), Muhr Arab Feature—Dubai International Film Festival 2012;
Special Mention & Critics’ Award—Cine’med Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier 2012;
Special Mention—Cairo International Film Festival 2012

Synopsis:
Set against the momentous backdrop of the whirlwind protests of Cairo’s Tahrir Square that began on January 25, 2011, this film by independent director Ibrahim El Batout takes us on a compellingly raw, starkly moving journey into the lives of activist Amr (Amr Waked), journalist Farah (Farah Youssef), and state security officer Adel (Salah Alhanafy).

Sunday, 3/17 at the Heights Theater
6:30 p.m.

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