In its world premiere, the Saudi film “Had Al-Tar” directed by Abdel Aziz Al-Shalahi will open the screenings of the Horizons Arab Cinema Competition at the Cairo International Film Festival at the small theater in the Egyptian Opera House today, Thursday.
The events of the film revolve around “Ibn al-Sayyaf,” who falls in love with the daughter of a popular wedding singer, at the end of the nineties and in a city that resembles the mysterious kingdom. Best.
The festival chose for the opening the British-French film “The Father” directed by Florian Zeller, in its first screening in the Arab world and Africa. Oscar and BAFTA, and English Oscar-winning actress Olivia Coleman.