Arts & Artists
Khoury, Marianne

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Film producer and partner in Misr International Films, a Cairo-based film production and distribution company founded in 1972 by Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine. (

Khoury has produced a number of films directed by Youssef Chahine and Youssi Nasrallah. She has also collaborated with other film directors such as Asma el-Bakri, Radwan al-Kashef and Atef Hetata. She directed her first documentary film, Le Temps de Laura, in 1999, and Les passionnées du cinéma, in 2002.

Her films:

• Alexandria…New York, 2004
• 11’09’’01 September 11, 2002. 
• Skoot hansawwer (Silence... We're Rolling), 2001
• Al-abwab al-mughlaqa (Closed Doors), 1999
• Al-medina, 1999
• Beggars and Noblemen, 1991
• Iskandaria Kaman ou Kaman, (Alexandria Again and Forever), 1990
• Sarikat seyfiya, (Summer Thefts, 1988
• Weda'an Bonapart (Adieu Bonaparte), 1985 

Weda’an Bonapart is a story set during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradition and modernization in the context of fighting the French invaders.