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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

All Films

Café Regular, Cairo (Café Regular, Cairo)

Arab Short Film Competition

Ritesh Batra / Short Narrative / Egypt, India / 2011 / 11 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Romantic Comedy, Social Issues
World Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 1
  • Wed, Oct 26, 09:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Fri, Oct 28, 05:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
    Please see Arab Shorts Comp 1 for ticketing information.

Synopsis

In a regular cafe in Cairo a relationship goes through its first big test.

About the Directors

Ritesh Joginder Batra was a fellow at the Sundance Institute Screenwriters and Directors Labs where he developed a feature screenplay called "The Story of Ram". In addition, he was named the Sundance Time Warner Storytelling Fellow and an Annenberg Fellow. He has made several award winning short films. His new feature screenplay "The Lunchbox" was part of the 2011 Binger/NFDC Screenwriting Lab at the Venice International Film Festival.

Credits

Director
Ritesh Batra
Screenwriter
Ritesh Batra
Producer
Alaa Mosbah, Wajdi Elian, Guneet Monga
Editor
Wajdi Elian
Cinematographer
Islam Abdel Samea
Cast
Mai Abozeed, Alaa Ezzat

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