Premiere of the Third Round of the Plaza Project

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The BA Arts Center holds on Monday, 26 December 2011, the third round premiere of the Plaza Project, supporting the production of short films inspired by Ahlam Fatrat El-Naqaha (Dreams of the Rehabilitation Period), the last book by prominent Egyptian Writer Naguib Mahfouz.

Film screening is followed by a seminar hosting prominent Director Mohamed Khan.

The winning films are: Toc Toc, directed by Mahmoud Abd El-Hakim; Khat fe Dayra (A Line in A Circle), directed by Mohsen Abd El-Ghani; and El-Helm 195 (Dream Number 195), directed by Sherif Naguib.

Other films outside the Plaza competition will be also screened including: Ala Mawed Honak (An Appointment There), directed by Haitham Diab; and Next Track, directed by Tasneem Moustafa.

Some of the Fig Leaf Studio productions will also be featured, including: Mahadesh Ayz Yelaab Maaia (No One Wants to Play with Me), directed by Mark Lotfy; Fan Al-Thawra Al-Haditha (The Art of Modern Revolution), directed by Abdallah Sharkas; Zakareya, directed by Emad Maher; and El-Helm 79 (Dream Number 79), directed by Islam Kamal.

Plaza is a filmmaking project created by the Arts Center to support emerging filmmakers from Egypt, and especially Alexandria, by producing short narrative films.