German film to screen first day of 10th Panorama for European Film



Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 12:10 GMT


Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 12:10 GMT

Scene from “The Divine Order” (Photo: Still from official trailer)

Scene from “The Divine Order” (Photo: Still from official trailer)

CAIRO – 5 November 2017: Drama German film “Die Göttliche Ordnung” (The Divine Order) (2017) will screen on the first day of the anticipated

10th Panorama for European film

on Wednesday during the event that will run until November 18.

Directed by Petra Biondina Volpe, the film revolves around a young housewife who decides to stand up for women’s rights during a time where females are suffering in 1971 Switzerland. She encourages her town’s women to fight for their right to vote.

Starring Marie Leunberger, Maximilian Simonischek, and Rachel Braunschweig among others, the film has won awards in the Mill Valley Film Festival and Swiss Film Prize among other awards. “The Divine Order” was also nominated for Best International Narrative Feature award in Tribeca Film Festival.

The 10th Panorama European Film is expected to benefit rising filmmakers and directors and diversify the Egyptian cinematic scene. This edition will not feature any competitions; however the main focus will be driven to contributing to the Egyptian cinematic scene, according to the board of directors who announced details about the edition in a press conference on Sunday.

The film screenings that are part of this edition will take place in film venues such as Cairo's Zawya and Zamalek cinemas in addition to the free screenings at the Goethe Institut and French Institution in Egypt.

Around six screenings are set to take place in the governorates of Zagazig, Damietta, Qena, Mansoura and Minya, according to this edition’s president, Marianne Khoury.

Spanning over 11 days, this year’s edition is different than the previous editions as it will expand in 10 governorates marking the 10th edition of Panorama European Film, according to the edition’s director Malak Makar who previously told Egypt Today.



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