18 Days (film)

18 Days (Egyptian Arabic: ١٨ يوم‎, translit. Tamantashar Yom) is an Egyptian anthology film focusing on the 18 days of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. It premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

18 Days
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Directed byAhmad Abdalla
Mariam Abou Ouf
Kamla Abu Zikri
Ahmed Alaa
Mohamed Ali
Sherif Arafa
Sherif El Bendary
Marwan Hamed
Khaled Marei
Yousry Nasrallah
Produced byLighthouse Films - Partner Pro - Shadows - Video 2000 - Film Clinic
Release date
  • May 18, 2011 (2011-05-18) (Cannes)

A group of ten directors, twenty or so actors, six writers, eight directors of photography, eight sound engineers, five set designers, three costume designers, seven editors, three post-production companies, and about ten technicians have agreed to act fast and shoot, with no budget and on a voluntary basis, ten short films about the January 25 revolution in Egypt. Ten stories they have experienced, heard or imagined.

All the proceeds of this movie will be devoted to organizing convoys to provide political and civic education in the villages of Egypt.

The films are:


  1. ^ "Middle East premiere of 18 Days at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival". Ahram Online. 20 September 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  2. ^ Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 109. ISBN 978-1908215017.

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