TFL Films & Series

In the Last Days of the City

Losing everything he loves, Khalid struggles to capture the soul of a city on edge.

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Title: In the Last Days of the City
Year: 2016
Directed by: Tamer El said
Premiere & awards: Berlinale 2016, Forum, Caligari Film Prize
Produced by: Zero Production - Egypt
In co-production with: Sunnyland films - Egypt, Mengamuk Films - Germany, Autonomous - United Kingdom
Countries: Egypt, Germany, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom


Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid, a 35 year old filmmaker is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life. Together with his friends, who send him footage from their lives in Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin, he confronts a region on edge through filming the difficulty and beauty of living In the Last Days of the City.

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