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HKJFF 2019: Cairo to the Cloud
November 6, 2019 (Wednesday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 90
Non-members : HK$ 100
Discount Tickets :
Students/Seniors (over 60) : HK$ 90
Registration at : 18:45
Event starts at : 19:00

“From Cairo to the Cloud” tells the gripping story of the discovery and significance of the Cairo Geniza, a vast treasure trove of manuscripts hidden for centuries in the “geniza,” or sacred storeroom, of an ancient synagogue in Old Cairo.  The Cairo Geniza is the largest cache of Jewish history ever found, illuminating over a thousand years of Jewish, Christian and Moslem life in the heart of the Islamic world.\r\n\r\nSpecial Guest – Q&A with Director Michelle Paymar\r\nMichelle Paymar is an award-winning filmmaker currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her independent work has screened at festivals around the world and she has extensive credits as a director and writer of documentary and non-fiction television programs for NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, CBC, MTV, CTV, Travel, Discovery, History, and other major broadcasters.\r\n\r\nScreened in English.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
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