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A dreamlike film essay exploring what it means to live in exile in a war-torn world, Ziad Kalthoum's Taste of Cement focuses on Syrian construction workers building a skyscraper in Beirut. While the Lebanese war is over, the Syrian one rages on, and as the workers build a residence for others, their own homes are being shelled mercilessly.
Arabic with English subtitles. Duration: 85 min.
Seating space is limited, so first come, first seated. Screening begins 30 minutes after the announced time. Individual tickets are EGP 25.