Berlin International Film Festival, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival, T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland
Downtown Cairo, 2009. Khalid, a 35 year old filmmaker is struggling to make a film that captures the soul of his city while facing loss in his own life. With the help of his friends, who send him footage from their lives in Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin, he finds the strength to keep going through the difficulty and beauty of living IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY.
Tamer El Said born in 1972 is an Egyptian filmmaker He studied Film Directing at the High Institute of Cinema, graduating in 1998 with Honourable Mention, and received his Diploma in 2002. He wrote, produced and directed numerous films including Take Me (2004), an award winning documentary, and the short film On a Monday (2005). He is co-founder of several independent initiatives in Cairo, including Cimatheque Alternative Film Centre, Mosireen, and Zero Production. In the Last Days of the City is his first fiction feature.