ETERNITY AND A DAY W/ TAMER EL SAID

Eternity and a Day will be screened in the presence of Tamer El Said and followed by a Q&A.

Tamer El Said is a filmmaker living in Cairo where he was born in 1972. He studied filmmaking and journalism and went on to make many documentaries and short films that received several international and local awards. He was also teaching at the High Cinema Institute in Cairo between 1999 and 2003. In 2002, he took on the role of Senior Producer and Artistic Consultant for Nile Productions, moving across to Hot Spot Films in Dubai in 2003. His time as Senior Producer at Hot Spot saw the company expanded dramatically, producing 250 documentaries in 58 countries, and winning several international awards. Tamer founded Zero Production in 2007 to produce independent films. He is also a founder of Cimatheque - Alternative Film Centre in Egypt. His first feature length film, In the Last Days of the City, was premiered in the Berlinale 2016 where it received the Caligari Film Prize. The film was invited to over 100 festivals worldwide receiving more than 10 international awards from France, Germany, USA, Poland, Russia, Argentina and Turkey. He was also invited to mentor workshops in many film and art spaces including Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in London. School of the Art Institute in Chicago (SIAC) and Silent Green in Berlin.
Time: Sat. 11 November 01:00 PM