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20th Arab Film Festival

Dry Hot Summers

Directed by Sherif Elbendary

Egypt / 2015 / Narrative Short / 30 mins / Arabic with English subtitles / Color

Precedes:
Dry Hot Summers | The Bride of the Nile

Embarcadero Center Cinema
October 9, 2016 9:10 pm

Precedes:
Dry Hot Summers | The Bride of the Nile

Harmony Gold
October 23, 2016 4:00 pm

Description

An unlikely pair, at opposite chapters of their lives, meet on a busy summer day in a Cairo taxi. Their race through the city evolves into a journey of self-discovery that connects them to life.

Dry Hot Summers won the Robert Bosch Stiftung Film Prize for International Cooperation at Berlinale Talents. Director Sherif Elbendary was also awarded the main award in the Short Films category at the Oran Arab Film Festival in Algeria.


Precedes

  1. The Bride of the Nile

    Edouard Mills-Affif / Egypt, France / 2015 / Documentary / 63 mins
    A drama of tragic proportions is played out in a village by the Nile Delta, where a young woman must marry a man she does not love.

    Preceded by: Dry Hot Summers


Dates & Times

Precedes:
Dry Hot Summers | The Bride of the Nile

Embarcadero Center Cinema
October 9, 2016 9:10 pm

Precedes:
Dry Hot Summers | The Bride of the Nile

Harmony Gold
October 23, 2016 4:00 pm