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    Cairo Conspiracy

    Directed by Tarik Saleh
    Sweden/France/Finland/Denmark | 126 minutes | Awards Buzz – Best International Feature Film

In this bold and nuanced thriller from the director of the award-winning The Nile Hilton Incident, a gifted student at Al-Azhar University in Cairo finds himself a reluctant pawn in a ruthless power struggle between Egypt’s religious and political elite after the Grand Imam suddenly dies.

This screening is free to AMPAS members who show their current AMPAS membership card at our box office.

film details

Director: Tarik Saleh
Producers: Fredrik Zander, Kristina Åberg
Screenwriter: Tarik Saleh
Cinematographers: Pierre Aïm
Editor: Theis Schmidt
Music: Krister Linder
Cast: Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mohammad Bakri, Makram Khoury, Mehdi Dehbi
Original Language Title: صبي من الجنة
Country: Sweden/France/Finland/Denmark
Language: In Arabic with English subtitles
Year: 2022
Running Time: 126 minutes
Director Filmography: The Contractor (2022), The Nile Hilton Incident (2017), Tommy (2014), Metropia (2009), Gitmo (2005)
Awards: Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival
Primary Company: Samuel Goldwyn Films

guests in attendance

Tarik Saleh is expected to be in attendance on January 7th and 9th

Film Festival 2023