The award-winning and critically acclaimed film IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY will be released in UK cinemas on the 22nd of September! Dates, screening times, other cities and cinemas will be announced soon.
Some screenings will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker/producer Tamer El Said and lead actor/producer Khalid Abdalla.
IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY is the debut feature of director Tamer El Said. It tells the fictional story of a filmmaker from downtown Cairo, played by Khalid Abdalla (The Kite Runner, United 93, Green Zone, Tigers) as he struggles to depict the soul of a city on the edge while facing loss in his own life.
Shot in Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin two years prior to the outbreak of the revolution in Egypt, the film’s multi-layered stories are a visually rich exploration of friendship, loneliness, loss and life in cities shaped by the shadows of war and adversity.
IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY premiered at Berlinale 2016 where it received the Caligari Film Prize. The film has shown at more than 90 film festivals worldwide, won more than 10 international awards and received widespread critical acclaim.