The End of the World Cinema in the Middle of the Sinai Desert

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On a sunny day at the very beginning of this millenniums a Frenchman found himself in the desert of Sinai.

[H]e wondered – how come that there are no cinemas in the middle of the desert?

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He flew back to Paris and arranged some money. After that he went to Cairo to buy original old seats and projection equipment from an old cinema theatre. Then [he] came back to Sinai, arranged generator for electricity a monstrous tractor to pull up the screen that was like a gigantic sail.

At the premier evening everything went wrong, their electricity generator was sabotaged and no movies were ever screened at the End of the World Cinema.

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Maps via Google Maps and annotated by Metro.
Via photographer Kaupo Kikkas.

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I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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