We Have Never Been Kids (Abadan Lam Nakon Atfalan)
Director: Mahmood Soliman
Cinematographer: Mahmood Soliman
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Since 2003, Mahmood Soliman has tracked the subjects of his 2003 documentary Living Among Us . The intervening 10 years have been the most inflamed decade in Egypt s modern history. This film reveals how, over the last decade, Nadia's eldest, once the best student at school, has become a 21-year-old drug dealer; how 11-year-old Omnia, her only daughter, came to life; and how Nadia herself, from being a strong woman struggling for her kids and trying to escape from a cruel husband, became a mother in her fifties striding through the streets of Cairo in search of her sons. The collapse of this reflects Egypt' s deterioration, especially in the last 10 years of Mubarak era, and the attempts of his regime s remains to thwart the January Revolution.
DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAMME FOR 37TH EDITION
The 37th Durban International Film Festival has announced its programme, offering another exciting edition of the continent’s leading showcase of independent African and international film. It will take place at 15 venues across the city and its outlying areas from 16-26 June.
Director: Perivi Katjavivi Screenplay: Perivi Katjavivi Cinematographer: Antonius Tsuob Cast: Antonio David Lyons, Senga Brockerhoff, Mathew Ishitile Language: English, Afrikaans with English subtitles
Director: Babak Jalali Screenplay: Babak Jalali, Aida Ahadiany Cinematographer: Noaz Deshe Cast: Mohsen Namjoo, Siddique Ahmed, Sulyman Qardash, Raby Adib, Bella Warda Language: Farsi, English with English subtitles