The City Will Pursue You (Sawf Totaredoka Al-Madina) - سوف تطاردك المدينة

Documentary - 70' - 2017

​Writer/Director
Ahmed Nabil

​Producer/DOP
Mohamad El-Hadidi
Editors
Ahmed Nabil
Ahmed Magdy Morsy

Sound Designer & Mixer
Samir Nabil
Colorist
Emad Maher
Production
Rufy's​ Films
 
With the support of
the British Council in Cairo

LOG-LINE

​Exploring the relationship between man and place by following the paths of six characters in contemporary Alexandria.



SYNOPSIS

In Alexandria, Ossama follows stories of old buildings being demolished and historical landmarks disappearing. He encounters different characters recounting their connections to certain places in the city that are on the verge of vanishing. Some are quite nostalgic and take the matter as a sign of the city’s downfall, while others are more “practical.”

ABOUT

The film was developed in the Documentary Campus: MENA Programme 2012. It also participated in Cairo International Film Festival Industry Forum 2014.

FILM INFORMATION
Genre: Documentary

Format: HD 1920x1080

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Duration: 70 mins

Language: Arabic (Egyptian)

Subtitles: English

Country: Egypt

Year: 2017

 

PREVIOUS SCREENING

Apr. 2017 - 19th Ismailia International Film Festival, Egypt.

Apr. 2018 - Goethe Film Week, Egypt.

Apr. 2018 - Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt.

May 2018 - French Institute of Alexandria, Egypt.

 

 

PRESS & REVIEWS

Apr. 2017 - Al-Ahram Weekly - Written by: Nahed Nasr

The Documentary's Place (English)

Apr. 2017 - Shorouk News - Written by: Enas Abdallh

فيلم «سوف تطاردك المدينة».. جرس إنذار لهدم بيوتنا الأثرية (Arabic)

Apr. 2017 - Cinema Isis Blog - Written by: Salah Hashem

حصاد مهرجان الاسماعيلية السينمائي ١٩ (Arabic)

 

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