The Early Years of Documentaries in Egypt

Have you heard about the early years of documentaries and short films in Egypt? check out this article:

The screening of the Lumière Brothers film in Toussoun Bourse (first projection of motion picture in Egypt)

1897: The screening of the documentary film Place des Consuls, à Alexandrie shot by Mr. Promio on behalf of the Lumière Brothers. This is the first screening of “Pellicules” (celluloid film) filmed in Egypt.

If anyone knows where to find these movies, PLEASE let me know 🙂


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