The Mice Room

| 85 min
| English (United States)

Egyptian metropolis Alexandria just before the uprisings in 2011, a paralyzed population united in loneliness. THE MICE ROOM is a peek through the keyholes into the lives of its citizens. A collaborative feature by six young Egyptian filmmakers, THE MICE ROOM takes stock of society and carefully searches for little gestures that fuel togetherness and optimism. In May 2010, their newly founded Rufy’s collective started working on the project, their first feature length film, which was completed in 2013. "There are gentle moments of humour (for example when the young girl empties her bag of chips over a praying man) and elements of subtle drama, but basically the film is a snapshot of different lives that all share a certain unease." (