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Arabic Cinema : Rags and Tatters

Starring: Asser Yassien, Amr Abed, Yara Gobran

Running Time: 80 minutes

Director: Ahmed Abdallah El Sayed

Languages: Arabic

Rating: PG

Genre: Drama

Director Ahmad Abdalla explores the 2011 Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of a nameless convict who, like more than 20,000 others during this time, is set free. Hailed by Variety magazine as a “touchstone of post-revolutionary Egyptian cinema”, this award- winning film takes viewers to Cairo’s poorest neighborhoods to show a different side to the uprising.