Directed by Mohamed Diab
Set entirely within the confines of a police van, Clash dramatizes the ongoing political unrest in Egypt two years after the Arab Spring. It’s 2013 and mass protests have led to the ouster of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood by the army. A series of arrests finds rival demonstrators trapped in a paddywagon together under the threat of impossibly stifling heat. From this simple setup, Mohamed Diab weaves a white-knuckled tale of resistance and shared humanity that artfully evokes the political fault lines in the Arab world’s most populous nation.
“Absolutely riveting. A real discovery.”
“Bravura filmmaking with a kick-in-the-gut message about chaos and cruelty.”
“Breathtaking. A ferociously well-made film right through to the bitter end.”
“Five stars! Huge and ambitious. A near-perfect original work.”
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|Jacob Burns Film Center||Pleasantville||NY||1506398400September 26, 2017|
|Silk Screen Film Festival||Pittsburgh||PA||1505534400September 16 - September 24, 2017|
|Laemmle Music Hall 3||Los Angeles||CA||1505448000September 15 - September 21, 2017|
|Village East Cinema||New York||NY||1503633600August 25 - August 31, 2017|
|Museum of Fine Arts, Boston||Boston||MA||1497585600June 16, 2017|
|Mendocino Film Festival||Mendocino||CA||1496289600June 1 - June 4, 2017|
|Berkshire International Film Festival||Great Barrington||MA||1496289600June 1 - June 4, 2017|
|Michigan Theater||Ann Arbor||MI||1496289600June 1 - June 11, 2017|
|Montclair Film Festival||Montclair||NJ||1493784000May 3 - May 7, 2017|
|Film Fest DC||Washington||DC||1492660800April 20 - April 30, 2017|
|Minneapolis-St.Paul International Film Festival||Minneapolis||MN||1492056000April 13 - April 29, 2017|
|Sarasota Film Festival||Sarasota||FL||1490932800March 31 - April 9, 2017|
|Wisconsin Film Festival||Madison||WI||1490846400March 30 - April 6, 2017|
|Cleveland International Film Festival||Cleveland||OH||1490760000March 29 - April 4, 2017|
|AFI Silver Theatre||Silver Spring||MD||1489208400March 11, 2017|
|Boulder International Film Festival||Boulder||CO||1488430800March 2 - March 5, 2017|
|Northwest Film Center||Portland||OR||1487048400February 14 - February 18, 2017|
|Palm Springs International Film Festival||Palm Springs||CA||1483246800January 1 - January 16, 2017|
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