Tamer El Said

Tamer El Said

Filmmaker

  • Culture of memory, Postcolonial art production, Decolonisation, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Cairo (Egypt)

Tamer El Said is a Egyptian filmmaker and producer living between Berlin and Cairo. He made many documentaries and short films that received several international and local awards. He founded Zero Production in 2007 to produce independent films. He is also a founder of Cimatheque - Alternative Film Centre in Egypt, a multi-purpose space that provides facilities, training and programing for the independent filmmaking community. Cimatheque has also built an archive that houses a growing collection of diverse film-related material. Tamer’s first feature length film, In the Last Days of the City, was premiered in the Berlinale 2016 and has been invited to over 160 festivals worldwide receiving more than a dozen of international awards.
[As of June 2020]

Related links: 

Film In the Last Days of the City
        
Cimatheque Cairo 
 
 

Contributions by Tamer El Said