October 10, 2018
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
George Mason University 3E4, Fairfax, VA 22030
GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: In the Last Days of the City with Tamer El Said
Free film screening and Q&A with director Tamer El Said: In the Last Days of the City is set in downtown Cairo in 2009, where Khalid (Khalid Abdalla), a 35-year-old filmmaker struggles to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life. With the help of his friends who send him footage from their lives in Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin, he finds the strength to keep going through the difficulty and beauty of living in Cairo.