MASR EL GEDIDA / Heliopolis MASR EL GEDIDA
[NOTE: "After much local debate, the producers of HELIOPOLIS decided to withdraw the film from the Toronto International Film Festival.
Withdrawing HELIOPOLIS from the festival was a production/distribution decision. It was the director's sincere wish that it would be screened.
The world premiere of HELIOPOLIS will be at the Vancouver International Film Festival, October 1–16, 2009"]
An Egyptian art film with some major stars, Heliopolis weaves together portraits from one of Cairo's most storied neighbourhoods.