Ahead of its Commercial Release at Zawya Cinema
Director Ahmed Magdy's Film The Giraffe Screens at Cairo Cinema Days
With the attendance of Director Ahmed Magdy, his family and the film's cast, his feature film The Giraffe screened at Zawya Cinema yesterday, within the events of Cairo Cinema Days. The screening was followed by a Q&A session, moderated by director Karim Hanafy. This comes ahead of the film's release in Zawya Cinema starting Wednesday, April 17. The film is also scheduled to release at a number of cinemas.
Most recently, MAD Solutions released The Giraffe's official trailer through the film's official Facebook page. Follow the link to watch the trailer:
The film screened at the 3rd edition of Cairo Cinema Days, Festival Cin√©mas du Sud in Lyon, France, Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), and Aswan International Women Film Festival. The film had a theatrical release at Cinema Akil in the UAE, where it received a huge audience demand.
The Giraffe landed its world premiere at the 40th Cairo International Film Festival. The film made its international premiere at the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival and it also screened at the Trans-Saharan International Film Festival in Zagora.
Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he doesn't know who is in a lot of trouble. He finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people lead by an enigmatic girl who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.
Written and directed by Ahmed Magdy, The Giraffe stars Amr Hosny, Shaza Moharam, Haydi Koussa, Salma Hassan, Rasha Magdy, Mohammed El Badawy, and Osama Gawish. The film is co-produced by Garage Art Production, Utaco Digital Film, and Fig Leaf Studio. It wasawarded the AFAC Production Grant and the SANAD Development Grant from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The film is distributed by MAD Solutions across the world.