2010 African Studies Film Festival

Egyptian Reverie: In Memory of Youssef Chahine
All films are screened at the Cinematheque located at 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue.

Saturday, January 23, 7:30 p.m.
Cairo Station (Bab el hadid)
Egypt, 1958, 35mm, b/w, 76 min.

screens with Cairo as seen by Chahine (al Qahira menauwwara bi Ahlaha)
Egypt, 1991, 35mm, color, 22 min.

Saturday, January 30, 7:30 p.m.
The Land (Al-ard)
Egypt, 1969, 35mm, color, 130 min.

Saturday, February 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Sparrow (Al-asfour)
Egypt, 1972, 35mm, color, b/w, 100 min.

Saturday, February 27, 7:30 p.m.
Alexandria…Why? (Iskanderija… lih?)
Egypt, 1978, 35mm, color, 133 min.

The African Studies Film Festival is presented in collaboration with the UW-Madison Cinematheque.

A special thanks to Jake Perlin (BAM Cinematek), Karin Kolb (UW Cinematheque), Aliko Songolo (Department of French and Italian, African Languages & Literature) and Alex O. Williams (AFD / Typecast Films)