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US Premiere

Director: Ali El Ghazouli

Egypt, 2004, 23 min

Festival Year:2004

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producer: Radio & TV Union, Production Sector - Screenwriter: Ali El Ghazouli - Editor: Ahmad Metwali - Cinematographer: Magdi Ramzi

Sales:Ali abou Shadi, President of the Egyptian Film Center


The Egyptian cultural identity was established in the times of the pharaohs when the social and environmental conditions, which existed in the Nile Valley, were to nurture a civilization of remarkable sophistication. The legacy of the pharaonic civilization must surely stand as the world's most remarkable testament to human creativity.Since the beginning of Egyptian history, the course of the country's art and culture has been one of innovation, imfluence, endowment, exchange and assimilation are shown trough the works of (Hagg Sayed) the artist living in Al Gorna village, situated in the West Bank of Luxor, where the Mountain embraces the royal tombs and funeral temples

About the director

Ali El Ghazouli lives and works in Egypt.

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