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A Glass and a Cigarette

Monday, August 14

Digital projection

We wrap up our Summer season with a captivating classic from the Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema. Tonight’s presenter is Tarab NYC, whose mission is to foster an inclusive and safe community for queer Arab and Middle Easter/North African people. A GLASS AND A CIGARETTE features several of the era’s brightest stars, including Samia Gamal who plays a woman transitioning from bellydance stardom to domestic bliss. For Tarab NYC this film is a perfect fit for QAF, as it takes “careful consideration of gender in relation to class, career, and performativities of sexual availability.”

  • Country Egypt
  • Language In Arabic with English subtitles
  • Year 1955
  • Running Time 112 minutes
  • Director Niazi Mostafa