release date April 09 2015
Sherif Nakhla's Les Petits Chats Screens at Oshtoora Music Festival in Ras Sudr
Producer Wael Omar of Middle West Films revealed the news on the participation of his documentary Les Petits Chats at Oshtoora Music Festival, slated to hit Ras Sudr, South Sinai this April. Taking place through 3 consecutive days during Sham El Nessim day- a celebration of the first day of spring- the festival screenings are organized by Zawya Initiative.

Directed by Sherif Nakhla, the film is named after the legendary band Les Petits Chats of the cherished era of the 60s and 70s. The six members, who are now major celebrities and musicians, are reunited to perform one last time in a night to remember in spring 2010. Les Petits Chats film is an insight into the lives of the former band-mates during their glory days, looking for answers to the questions evoked within each one of them by tracking their present lives and the life choices they made since their breakup in the 80s. The film showcases interviews with major celebrities and cinema stars then and nowadays including: Ezzat Abu Oaf, Omar Khairat, Sobhy Bedeir, Samir Sabri, and Mohamed Salmawy.

Boasting an extensive record in Visual Arts and Writing, Sherif Nakhla has been known for his remarkable talent as an artist, musician and singer in rock bands for 10 years. In 2006, Nakhla presented his directorial debut Miraculum, a short documentary that was selected in more than 26 film festivals worldwide. He also worked as a TV producer, theatre director, cinematographer and a reporter for the English language newspaper Al Ahram Weekly.

Oshtoora is an independent music festival that brings together artists from across different regions for a three-day musical experience. Taking place 1 km away from the beach at Ras Sudr city, South Sinai, the festival is a celebration of the region, the desert and a keenness to discover new spaces for artistic production; gathering musicians, artists, wanderers and ears eager to listen.

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