CAIRO, Oct. 6 (SEE) – French classic silent film ” The Passion of Joan of Arc” will be screened on Sunday 7 October and Tuesday 9 October, at Alternative Film Centre in Cairo.
The film is a historical portrayal of the trial of Joan Arc “AD 1431”, who was charged with heresy and eventually executed, before eventually being canonised in 1920, directed by “Carl Theodor Dreyer”.
The film garnered the NBR Award for Top Foreign Films from the National Board of Review “USA, 1929”.
The film brought critical acclaim to Maria Falconetti in the lead role of Joan, a surprising success for an actress who worked mainly in theatre.
– Sunday 7 October, 7pm
– Tuesday 9 October, 4pm
– Cimatheque – Alternative Film Centre.
– 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt.