30.09. - 09.10.2021

Jews of Egypt Egypt 2012 | 96 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2013

Amir Ramses

Amir Ramses (*1979) studied film at the Academy of Arts in Cairo. He has made several features and documentaries and in 2010 published his first novel.

rated for 0 + years
When Elie, Gerard and Isabelle talk about Egypt, their eyes light up. The country was their home - until 1956, when the Suez crisis forced Egyptian Jews into exile. Overnight, their fellow Egyptians became enemies. With contemporary witnesses and archive footage, the film recalls the peaceful cultural coexistence of the first half of the 20th century. Back then, Jewish influences in the art world and business were strong - today, resentment is so ingrained that the film was only released for showing by the Egyptian censors under the Muslim Brotherhood after a delay.

Screening on 29.09. in attendance of:
Amir Ramses (Director)
Original title: An Yahoud Masr
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Arabic
Section: Agenda 13
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Amir Ramses
Screenplay: Amir Ramses
Producer: Haitham Al Khamissi
Director of Photography: John Hakiem, Moustafa Youssef, Amir Ramses
Music: Haitham Al Khamissi
Production Design:
Editor: Amir Ramses, Haitham Al Khamissi
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: BluRay
German Distributor:
World Sales: Session Film Productions
Production: Session Film Productions


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