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Lost Continent: Cinema of Egypt

by The Africa Film Project
Films 227
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While a limited number of silent films were made in Egypt from 1896 (with 1927’s Layla notable as the first full length feature), Cairo’s film industry became a regional force with the coming of sound. Between 1930 and 1936, various small studios produced at least 44 feature films. In 1936,...


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