The First Cinema Photo Exhibition
The Art Center at
the Bibliotheca Alexandrina organizes the First Cinema Photo Exhibition
from 7 to 31 August 2003. The exhibition contains 160 photographs that document
Egyptian, Arab and International cinema through the past century.
presents the “Famous singers of the Egyptian cinema” collection that is
being displayed for the first time, in addition to other collections that were
shown in previous exhibitions at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina from
September 2002 to May 2003. The previous collections included photographs that were
exhibited on the 75th anniversary of the movie Leila, and
others on the occasion of the birthday of the famous international author,
Naguib Mahfouz, and photographs of Milad Hassan Mourad, the founder of the
Egyptian cinema magazine and others.
The Arab collection
of the exhibition includes pictures reviewing the “Lebanese war and peace”
themes in the works of 4 Arab female movie directors.
The exhibition also
presents a collection dealing with international cinema such as “Santa Gate
Ray World” who is one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, the Griffith-Chaplin
collection, the Shakespeare collection, and the “Andre Tarkovsky
exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the BA and
Maestro sheriff Mohie Eldin, Director of the art center.