From Cairo is an award-winning documentary about the lives of young women in Cairo today. Heba and Aya, two single women face their fears and dare to go after their dreams.
From Cairo won the best documentary film at Cairo Film Festival, and at Malmo Festival for Arab Films. The film will be followed by a discussion with its director, Hala Galal, moderated by MES professor, Ezzedine Fishere.
This event is co-sponsored by Middle Eastern Studies and the Dickey Center for International Understanding, and supported by the Hopkins Center for the Arts and Film and Media Studies.
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.