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In the Last Days of the City

Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid, a 35-year-old filmmaker, is struggling 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 the Last Days of the City.

Producers Tamer El Said, Khalid Abdallah
Most important cast Khalid Abdalla / Laila Samy / Hanan Youssef / Maryam Saleh
Language Arabic with English subtitles

Director: Tamer El Said

Tamer El Said is a filmmaker living in Cairo where he was born in 1972. He studied filmmaking at the High Cinema Institute Cairo and journalism at Cairo University. He went on to make many documentaries and short films that received several awards. Tamer founded Zero Production in 2007 to produce independent films. He also founded, along with others, Cinematheque – Alternative Film Centre in Egypt. In the Last Days of the City is his first feature-length film.

2016 Akher ayam el madina (In the Last Days of the City) / 2005 On a Monday / 2004 Take Me / 1998 Crisscross / 1997 Music of the Nets / 1996 Like a Feather / 1995 Charlie / 1994 18 September