With the Attendance of its Director and Star
Screening Times of The Journey Film at the Cairo Cinema Days
The Journey by director Mohamed Al Daradji is going to take part in the 2nd Cairo Cinema Days, which starts on April 23 and will run until April 30 at Karim Cinema, Zamalek Cinema and Cimatheque. The screening will be attended by the film's director and stars Zahraa Ghandour and Haneen Al Zaidawi. The Journey is distributed in the Arab world by MAD Solutions.
A few days ago, The Journey won the Jury Award and Best Actress Award at the Muscat International Film Festival. The film also won the Special Jury Award at its Egyptian premiere at the Sharm El-Sheikh Film Festival and it screened at more than 10 international festivals all over the world.
Set in Baghdad in 2006. As Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, an unforeseen and awkward encounter gives her the opportunity to witness the potential consequences of her destructive action. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt?
Most recently, The Journey was released in Iraqi theaters. The film landed its Arab world premiere at the 14th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) within the Muhr Feature competition. It also competed in the official competitions of the BFI London Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and the Busan International Film Festival. The Journey made its US premiere at the Miami Film Festival.
Directed by Mohamed Al Daradji, who co-wrote the film with Isabelle Stead, The Journey stars Zahraa Ghandour and Ameer Jbara. The film is produced by Human Film, Iraqi Independent Film Center (IIFC), in cooperation with Lionceau Films, Iraq Al-Rafidain and Iraqi Media Network. The Journey received grants from the Doha Film Institute, AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, World Cinema Fund (WCF), the Centre National du Cin√©ma et de l'image Anim√©e (CNC) of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Institut Fran√ßais, Netherlands Film Fund, SANAD Development Fund (Abu Dhabi Film Festival) and Screen Yorkshire. The film is distributed in the Arab world by MAD Solutions.
Screening Times of The Journey at the Cairo Cinema Days
Saturday, April 28, 09:00 PM at Karim Cinema
Saturday, April 29, 07:00 PM at Zamalek Cinema