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CAIRO – 28 August 2017: Cinema 30 is considered a new experiment in this history of the modern theatre. It is the first black and white stage play in Egypt.
Cinema 30 takes place in a small village called Dai El Amar in 1930.
A young Egyptian man returns to Egypt after learning cinema and the arts related to it in France.
He hopes to direct a movie about Hassan and Nae’ma’s love story. It will become the first spoken movie in Egyptian cinema
He decides to shoot it in a small village called Dai El Amar, with real people who have acting skills.
People of the village were not familiar with cinema or a camera.
Cinema 30 was written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal. He is also the author of the 1980 play Wi Enta Talee’.
The play is performed by the Faculty of Commerce/Ain Shams University theatre team.
It took first place in the university theatre competition.
It was performed for the first time on May 21, and was presented twice at Hosapeer theatre. Cinema 30 also participated in the National Theatre Festival last July.