Movie Marathon: Nacer Khemir - "The Desert Trilogy"
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Sep 21, 2013 4:00pm
Admission: 30 EGP

Born in the village of Korba, near Tunis, in 1948, Nacer Khemir, or, as he insists on being called in Arabic print, Mohamed Al-Nasir Al-Khumeir -- poet, sculptor, story-teller, better known as award-winning filmmaker.


Wanderers of the Desert (1984)
A teacher is assigned to a remote desert village that is obsessed with a mysterious buried treasure and whose children are cursed to wander the desert. (95 min)

The Dove's Lost Necklace (1990)
Hassan is a young man who occupies himself with the study of ancient manuscripts, the better to improve his calligraphy. One day he runs across a portion of an old text which convinces him that it holds the secrets to love. (86 min)

Bab'Aziz - The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)
The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul is the story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. (96 min)


Tickets: 30 EGP

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