Clash

Directed by Mohamed Diab

Year: 2017
Running Time: 97
Color Type: Color
Country: Egypt, France, Germany
Language: Arabic
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Clash

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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.”

PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Silk Screen Film Festival Pittsburgh 1505534400September 16 - September 24, 2017
Village East Cinema New York 1503633600August 25 - August 31, 2017
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston 1497585600June 16, 2017
Mendocino Film Festival Mendocino 1496289600June 1 - June 4, 2017
Berkshire International Film Festival Great Barrington 1496289600June 1 - June 4, 2017
Michigan Theater Ann Arbor 1496289600June 1 - June 11, 2017
Montclair Film Festival Montclair 1493784000May 3 - May 7, 2017
Film Fest DC Washington 1492660800April 20 - April 30, 2017
Minneapolis-St.Paul International Film Festival Minneapolis 1492056000April 13 - April 29, 2017
Sarasota Film Festival Sarasota 1490932800March 31 - April 9, 2017
Wisconsin Film Festival Madison 1490846400March 30 - April 6, 2017
Cleveland International Film Festival Cleveland 1490760000March 29 - April 4, 2017
AFI Silver Theatre Silver Spring 1489208400March 11, 2017
Boulder International Film Festival Boulder 1488430800March 2 - March 5, 2017
Northwest Film Center Portland 1487048400February 14 - February 18, 2017
Palm Springs International Film Festival Palm Springs 1483246800January 1 - January 16, 2017


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