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Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo is a documentary film about collective and individual voice, as seen through the lens of the 1,400 year-old tradition of the Muslim call to prayer. The film tells the story of five muezzins living in revolutionary Cairo.

setting the course

Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo writer, producer, co-director Anna Kipervaser talks about how this project was conceived.

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Voices of Cairo

A short film created as part of the project entitled Voices and Faces of the Adhan:Cairo

Sunset on the 26 of July Bridge
(Al-Maghfera Mosque)

After a full day of interviews, this magical moment of people going home between Maghrib and 'Isha was captured.
Music by Nathan Phillips

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A Five-Part Mini Series Featuring the On Look Films crew asking Chicago their take on the documentary project.

Feathers

An inspired piece about the upcoming documentary, Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo.

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Voices and Faces of the Adhan: Cairo

Through the lives of the five main characters, the capital’s transformation takes place: through events in current history including the Egyptian Revolution and the start of implementation of the Adhan Unification Project which intends to replace thousands of individual muezzins with a single voice, broadcast to Cairo’s mosques from a radio station... Read More »

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