Feb 11, 2017
Saturday Nile Fever at “Let’s talk about water” film festival
Temperature has been rising in the Nile basin since Ethiopia announced in 2011 the construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). On Saturday, February 11th, at the festival Let’s talk about water we will discuss the role of different media in escalating the water war fever along the Nile. The festival will feature Ethiopian film director Theodros Teshome’s movie Abay vs Vegas, (2011) while violinist and singer Amal Guermazi will perform Egyptian songs and music about the Nile. Amal’s performance will introduce the second movie of the night, An-Nil oual hayat (Un jour, le Nil) (1968) by Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine.
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