|Darb 1718 cordially invites you to the private screening of the documentary film “From Queens to Cairo” by Sherif Sadek on 28 May 2013 at 8:30 pm.
About the film:
An Egyptian living in New York takes his wife and kids to Cairo one year after the start of the revolution. This film chronicles his experiences as he talks to different people to get a sense of the challenges that lie ahead for this ancient nation as it explores the path to becoming a modern democracy.
Director’s bio, Sherif Sadek:
Cairo-born and Queens, NY-based, Sherif has been making shorts since 1999. After graduating with a B.F.A. in Film/Video/Animation from Rochester Institute of Technology, he returned to his native Egypt to work on a documentary film about the nomadic Arab/African tribe of the Bisharin. In late 2001, Sherif returned to New York, working on documentaries on Arab-Americans in post-9/11 America, the Iraq War, and Latin gangs in Los Angeles. Sherif has also shot and edited a few narrative shorts, including a fiction, silent black-and-white film, and a documentary about taxi drivers in Cairo. Sherif now works for a software company that makes a color-correction and visual effects software.
Private Screening. Kindly fill out the Registration Form for RSVP.
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