Cairo to the Cloud: The World of the Cairo Geniza

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The 20th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival

Screening 7:00pm – 8:35pm


Director: Michelle Paymar| Canada | 2018 | Documentary | English |  92 min

“From Cairo to the Cloud” tells the gripping story of the discovery and significance of the Cairo Geniza, a vast treasure trove of manuscripts hidden for centuries in the “geniza,” or sacred storeroom, of an ancient synagogue in Old Cairo.  The Cairo Geniza is the largest cache of Jewish history ever found, illuminating over a thousand years of Jewish, Christian and Moslem life in the heart of the Islamic world.

Supported by The Consulate General of Canada Hong Kong

Event Details

Wed 06 Nov 2019
7 - 8:35 p.m.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

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