Sept. 30: ‘Zelal’ mental illness documentary at Zawya
Marianne Khoury, director-producer of Zelal - Photo courtesy of her official Facebook account
By THE CAIRO POST

CAIRO: Zawya will be screening “Zelal” (shadows), a 2010 documentary about the world of psychiatry and mental illness on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Director Marianne Khoury takes viewers for an inside look at Cairo’s Abbasiya Hospital for Mental Health.

For the first time, cameras give a voice to those who have been stuck inside for years, mistreated and neglected.

There will be a discussion following the film with Khoury.

Address: Cinema Odeon, Downtown, Cairo

Phone number: 0128 320 0888

Tickets: 20 EGP ($2.80)

Note: All screenings begin 15 minutes after announced time

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