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THE VIRGIN, THE COPTS AND ME

By

Namir Abdel Messeeh

Namir is a French filmmaker of Egyptian origin. One day he watches a videotape of the Virgin Mary’s apparition in Egypt with his mother who, like millions of other Copts, (Egypt’s Christians) sees the Virgin on the screen while he sees nothing. Skeptical about the videotape, Namir travels back to Egypt, to make a film about the bizarre occurrence of these apparitions.

Festivals & Awards

Berlinale Panorama 2012

Nyon Visions du Réel 2012 – Audience Jury Award

Tribeca Film Festival – World Documentary Competition 2012

Cannes Film Festival – ACID 2012

Original title: LA VIERGE, LES COPTES ET MOI

Production: Oweda Films

Nationality: France - Qatar

Year of production: 2011

Running time: 85'

Language: French, Arabic

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