Alexandria... Why? (Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية ليه, translit. Iskanderija... lih?) is a 1979 Egyptian drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was entered into the 29th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize. The film was selected as the Egyptian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
|Directed by||Youssef Chahine|
|Written by||Youssef Chahine|
|Produced by||Youssef Chahine|
|Edited by||Rashida Abdel Salam|
The film portrays the early life of the director in his home city, Alexandria.
- "Berlinale 1979: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 14 August 2010.
- Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences