A Restored Copy of Shadi Abdel Salam’s Film The Mummy Screened at the AUC

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A restored copy of Shadi Abdel Salam’s film The Mummy... The Night of Counting the Years will be screened at the American University in Cairo Ewart Hall (Tahrir Cultural Center) on Tuesday, 22 December 2020. The event marks the 30th anniversary of the first screening of the film (original copy) that took place at the same hall.

In parallel with the screening, the Tahrir Cultural Center is collaborating with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina to launch a temporary exhibition of some of the collections belonging to the BA World of Shadi Abdel Salam Exhibition, in order to give the public of Cairo an opportunity to view some of the filmmaker’s valuable artworks and possessions.

The exhibition opens at 6:30 pm, at the AUC Legacy Gallery, followed by a screening of the film The Mummy at 7:00 pm, at Ewart Hall. It runs until Tuesday, 12 January 2021; daily from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.

The film will be screened again on the last day of the exhibition, at 7:00 pm, Ewart Hall.