Ahmed goes to the Garden
Egypt- Documentary - 2019 - 14 minutes
Arabic dialogue. French subtitles.
An exploration of the notion of posing in front of the camera in a public garden in Alexandria since the thirties.
Ahmed revists the archive of photographs of his father, in addition to some old photographs that he stumbled upon, and uses the images to contemplate how different it has become to pose in front of the camera during an excursion in one of the public gardens in Alexandria. Specially after the emergence of mobile phone cameras.
Research by Abdel Azeez El Sebaei
Music by Tarek Hussein
Written, shot, edited and directed by Ahmed Nabil.
Centre d'Études Alexandrines