The Valley of Salt (La Vallée du Sel)

Christophe M. Saber
2016 | 62 minutes
Country of Production: Switzerland
Countries Featured: Switzerland, Egypt
NY Premiere | Director/Protagonist in Attendance 

In the wake of the Arab Spring and Egypt’s political turmoil, the young filmmaker Christophe Saber returns to his childhood home in Cairo. While his camera rolls, a typical reunion and family holiday turns into a dramatic and unnerving ordeal as his Christian parents receive death threats from the newly empowered Muslim Brotherhood.

Co-presented by African Film Festival, Inc. and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York