IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY
VARSITY WORLD FILM WEEK ONLY - (Arabic with English subtitles). Tamer El Said's ambitious debut feature tells the fictional story of a filmmaker from downtown Cairo as he struggles to capture the soul of a city on edge while facing loss in his own life. Shot in Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin during the two years before the outbreak of revolution in Egypt, the film's multi-layered stories are a visually rich exploration of friendship, loneliness and life in cities shaped by the shadows of war and adversity.
Suggested Rating PG-13.