2026 from Maha Maamoun on Vimeo.
Based on a text from the recent Egyptian novel The Revolution of 2053, by Mahmoud Uthman, and referencing a scene from Chris Marker’s La Jetée (1962), a time-traveller recounts his vision of the future of the Pyramids area, and by extension Egypt, in the year 2026 - a vision that strains to reach beyond, yet remains severely confined by the present’s imaginal constraints.
Actor: Ahmad Kamal
Production: Tamer Eissa, Doa Aly
Lighting: Kareem Seif