Synopsis:When British aid worker Hana returns to the ancient city of Luxor, she comes across Sultan, a talented archeologist and former lover. As she wanders, haunted by the familiar place, she struggles to reconcile the choices of the past with the uncertainty of the present.
Director’s biography: Zeina Durra is a London-based filmmaker of Jordanian descent. She received her BA in Oriental Studies from Oxford University and Master’s degree in Film from New York University. Durra spent over a decade living in New York. Her directorial début “The Imperialists Are Still Alive!” premiered at Sundance in 2010. After making her first film, she took some time off to have a family. “Luxor” premiered at the same prestigious festival in 2020.