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International Film Festival Week 2—”In The Last Days of the City” (Arabic): 2/7

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

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The 2018 Allegheny International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, continues on Wednesday, February 7, with “In The Last Days of the City” from Egypt/Germany. Showtime is 7 p.m. at The Movies at Meadville, 11155 Highline Drive, Meadville PA 16335. All films are free and open to the public. Free round-trip shuttle service is provided for the Allegheny community, departing North Main Street at Brooks Walk at 6:10 and 6:30 p.m.

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.

For information on the entire series, please view the festival poster here.