Cairo Station is a classic by Youssef Chahine.
This land mark film is a look at identity and nationalism. We may implant our self within the contexts of Nationalism as a movement in the northern part of Africa as indigenous people of the various former European colonies struggle for cultural identities and autonomy in developing and realizing their political and social goals, human needs, and national understandings. It may be helpful to view this film seeking to locate the undertones which may assist people today understand how some of the feelings of mistrust of America and Europe have developed in the Middle East and North Africa.
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