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Cairo Station/ Bab Al Hadeed
2018Annual Programme
cairo station/ bab al hadeed
Film - Cairo Station/Bab Al HadeedCurator: May Odeh
- Place: Theatre

Tickets: Free Entry






Cairo Station/ Bab Al Hadeed  




Cairo Station/Bab Al-Hadeed by Yousef Shahin


Film Duration: 1h 17min | Comedy, Crime, Drama




Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young drink-seller. While she treats Kinawi in a sympathetic way and jokes with him about a possible relationship, she is actually in love with Abu Sri’, a strong and respected station porter who is struggling to unionise his fellow workers to combat their boss’s exploitative and abusive treatment.