Panorama Events

A Video Essay by Maged Nader
In 1967, film director and critic Stig Bjorkman edited an exceptionally long interview of Bergman into a book and published it under Bergman on Bergman. In 1987, Bergman wrote the autobiography The Magic Lantern and in 1995, as he came closer to his 80th birthday, he wrote Images: My Life in Film, in which he revisits his own films through a critical lens. He says in the introduction how he finds Bergman on Bergman deceptive; that his interviewer approached him with the logic of writing a book, while he was really "piecing together an image of a dinosaur with the approval of the dinosaur himself." The book presents a sharp ...
Nour ElSafoury edites the Panorama Dailies for this edition.
Contributions by: Aya Ehab, Aya Tantawy, Dana Enani, Gilan Hefny, Hossam Waleed, Mahmoud Nada, Mariam Ibrahim, Mohammed Tarek, Mosaab ElZayyat, Nada Fayez Salem, Nehal Khaled, Sarah Ibrahim, Wafaa Elsaeed.
Copyediting by: Mahmoud Atef (Arabic) and Nour ElSafoury (English).
Design by: Ahmed Hammoud...
Abdelsalam Moussa will present his Carte Blanche choice - The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - in a Q&A following the screening.

Abdelsalam Moussa is an award winning cinematographer born in Cairo, Egypt in 1984. He graduated from the High Cinema Institute in 2007 and his student films won him several awards. He later joined the Berlinale Talent Campus, which helped him cross bridges to the international film industry. Soon after working as a camera assistant with renowned Egyptian cinematographer Tarek el Telmesany, Moussa started his own career. He shot his first main stream feature film at the young age of 24, followed by many others. Two of his feature films were shot on ...
Mariam Naoum will present her Carte Blanche choice - Underground - in a Q&A following the screening.

Known for her cerebral storytelling, the renowned scriptwriter Mariam Naoum began her career experimenting with short movies, TV ads and documentaries before undertaking scriptwriting for TV drama and feature films. Over the past years, Naoum was inspired by people’s stories and was able to establish herself as a skillful sculptor of stories, with a repertoire comprising the film Wahed Sefr in addition to an array of award winning TV series such as Bent Esmaha Zat, Moga Harra, Segn El Nessa, Taht El Saytarra، Wahet el Ghoroub and lately A...
1 Born in this fucking era
2 "So...where should I begin?"
3 Ode to the grandmasters: Marker, Verhoeven, Bergman and other ghosts"
4 Editing and Black Magic
5 "My crew is the real deal: violent, bizarre and indefinable"
6 Police & Sickness
7 Who I make films for...
Director of Those Who Work
Antoine Russbach was born in Geneva where he lived until the age of 20. He then studied directing and screenwriting in Belgium at the IAD (Institute of the Broadcasting Arts in Louvain-La-Neuve). In 2008, he co-directed Michel, with Emmanuel Marre. The short film was selected in a significant number of festivals, where it won several awards, notably in Teheran, Angers, Brussels and Paris. In 2009 he directed The Good Boys (Les Bons Garçons), his thesis film, which competed at Angers Premier Plan FF and in the International Competition of Clermont Ferrand Short FF. Those Who Work (Ceux Qui Travaillent) is his first feat...
Director of Young and Alive
His first short film was a documentary, Noctures (2015), and was selected at the festivals Cinéma du Réel and Rencontre Européennes du Moyen Métrage of Brive. Young and Alive is his first feature, on which he’s been working since early 2015...
Director of Ricordi?
Valerio Mieli, born in Rome on January 27, 1978, is a French-Italian writer, director and screenwriter. After a master's degree in philosophy at the University of Rome La Sapienza and studies at Columbia University and the University of Piedmont Oriental Amedeo - Avogadro, he obtained a directing diploma at the Centro esperimentale di cinematografia. Valerio Mieli received the David di Donatello for Best First Film and the Silver Ribbon for Best New Director for Ten Winters in Venice (Dieci Inverni, 2009). He is a member of the Accademia del Cinema Italiano, the European Film Academy and was a jury member for the first films at the Rome IFF. He ...