GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: In the Last Days of the City with Tamer El Said



In the Last Days of the City
Wednesday, October 10, 7:30pm
Johnson Center Cinema
Screening and discussion with filmmaker Tamer El Said

In downtown Cairo in 2009, 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. More information at

Our screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Tamer El Said.

Our event is sponsored by Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic StudiesMiddle East Studies, Modern and Classical LanguagesFilm and Media StudiesFilm and Video Studies, Global Affairs and Global Programs.