One of the greatest Egyptian films ever made at a special RED CARPET EVENT at the Dominion cinema!
+ COMPLIMENTARY GLASS OF WINE & SNACKS
In 1881, precious objects from the Tanite dynasty startedturning up for sale, and it was discovered that the Horabat tribe had been secretly raiding the toms of the Pharaohs of Thebes.
A rich theme, and an astonishing piece of cinema with a powerful grasp of time and the poetry it carries.
The film was endorsed at the time by Italian director Roberto Rosselini and stars superstar of Egyptian Golden Age Cinema Nina Lufti, accompanied by Mario Nascimbene's soundtrack.
This film was restored by the World Cinema Foundation at the Cineteca di Bologna.
This screening is part of AiM's focus on Africa's Lost Classics funded by the Arts and Humanities Rsearch Council (AHRC).