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A Deep Long Breath

Fall Grant 2011 - Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Tahani Rached / Feature Documentary / Egypt, Qatar / 2012 / 64 min / Colour / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Documentary, Politics, Social Issues, Youth, Family

Synopsis

In 18 days, the January 25 Egyptian Revolution toppled a three-decade-old dictatorship and Egypt set out to recreate itself. This film invites audiences to share the amazing experience of Egyptians experiencing a revolution that is still in progress.

Credits

Director
Tahani Rached
Screenwriter
Tahani Rached
Producer
Tahani Rached, Karim Gamal EL Din

About the Director

Born in Cairo, Tahani Rached settled in Canada in 1966. She studied at Montreal’s École des Beaux-Arts, and made her first film, ‘Pour faire changement’ in 1973. While working for the National Film Board of Canada from 1981 to 2004, she made the documentaries ‘Beirut! Not Enough Death to Go Round’ (1983), ‘Au chic resto pop’ (1990), ‘Four Women of Egypt’ (1997) and ‘Soraida: A Woman of Palestine’. Since her return to Egypt in 2005, she has made ‘These Girls’ (selected for the Official Selection Out of Competition section at Cannes in 2006), ‘Neighbors’ (2009) and ‘A Deep Long Breath’, which screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in 2012.

Production Company Profile

Studio Masr has been at the forefront of Arab cinema since 1935. Today it is the only film studio in Africa and the Middle East capable of servicing the industry at all phases, and in adherence to the highest international standards.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

Doha Tribeca FF 2012, Arab Feature Documentary (WP)
Beirut DC 2013

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Karim Gamal El Din

    Company: 
    Studio Masr
    Phone: 
    +20 233 865 244
    Email: 
    karim.g@studiomasr.com

  • Main Contact

    Mona Assaad

    Company: 
    Studio Masr
    Phone: 
    +20 233 865 244
    Email: 
    mtassaad@gmail.com

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