Our February selection of The Nile Hilton Incident is aSwedish/Danish/ German co production. It won the Grand Jury prize at theSundance Film Festival and additional awards worldwide.
A political thriller based on a true story.Weeks before the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Noredin (Fares Fares), a policeofficer in Cairo’s corrupt system, investigates the murder of a famous clubsinger at the Nile Hilton Hotel. What initially seems to be a crime of passionturns into something that concerns the very power elite of Egypt. Uponrealizing this, Noredin decides to break the rules in order to obtain justice,colliding not only with the system but also with himself.
The film will play in Orinda starting 2/2/18 , at the JarvisConservatory , Napa on 2/17/18 and at the El Campanil, Antioch on 2/18/18