Project Coordinator at Zawya
Malak Makar joined Misr International Films in September 2014 as the festival coordinator for the Panorama of the European Film before becoming Zawya’s project coordinator. Malak graduated from the American University in Cairo in spring of the same year with a double degree in History and Anthropology. Before Zawya, Malak worked as Special Events coordinator in the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival and was a member of the core team of Mashrou’ Al Mareekh from 2011 until 2013, organizing open mic nights both in and outside of Cairo.
Cairo’s arts and culture institutions and collectives have always faced challenges in maintaining their enterprises and surviving amidst a socially and politically limiting climate. Though the scene encompasses diverse entities; ranging from exhibition spaces, festivals to dance/ theatre performances and film screenings and others, many involved share the same sets of goals and suffer from […]