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Shoot - Mohamed El-Kateb

"طلقة" "Talka"
إخراج: محمد الكاتب



Synopsis:

Although everyone who has witnessed the accident analyzed it their own way,the ending remains the same. Only one shot will finalize the whole matter.

Director/Screenwriter/Editor: Mohamed El-Kateb
DOP: Moustafa Eissa
Cast: Ahmed Salah El-Shazly - Amin El-Siwy - Marwan Hatem - Mohamed El-Kateb

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2012

mohamedelkateb.eg@hotmail.com

A Man in a Cup - Yahya Al Abdallah

"رجل في فنجان" "Ragol Fi Fengan"
إخراج: يحيى العبدالله



Synopsis: 
This film is based on a novel by Hadiyah Hussein, an Iraqi writer living in Amman. Does the wife live in a real state of loneliness or is it only her imagination? This silent film depends on audio-visual imagery to illustrate this emotional condition.

Director/Screenwriter: Yahya Al Abdallah

DOP/Editor: Iyad Hamam
Cast: Dalia Za'tara - Mahmoud Rasheed

Blue Dive - Mostafa Youssef

"اللون الأزرق" "Al Lawn Al Azrak"
إخراج: مصطفى يوسف



Synopsis: 
As Selim, a diver bewitched by the sea, dies on a hospital bed, and as Mokhtar, a failed painter, contemplates on the color of death, Dalia, a nearby nurse, remembers her father's drowning. Set in the Mediterranean Alexandria, this is a story of a brief encounter which compares death to the sea.

Director/Screenwriter: Mostafa Youssef

DOP: Mohamed Abdel Raouf
Editor: Doaa Fadel
Music: Huda Asfour
Cast: Sayed Ragab - Donia Massoud - Atef Youssef

Country: Egypt

The Portrait - Ahmad Magdy

"البورتريه" "El Portraih"
إخراج: أحمد مجدي



Synopsis: 
An artist paints portraits at the time of the Egyptian revolution, indifferent to the events that take place in Egypt.

Director/DOP/Editor: Ahmad Magdy

Screenwriter: Wafaa Yehia - Hossna Hanafy - Abdel Aziz Ghis - Mohamed Sherif - Dina Assar
Sound Recording/Storyboarding: Mohamed Sherif
Cast: Dina Assar - Moustafa El-Deghedy

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2012

http://www.ahmadmagdy.com/

Will Come .. !! - Mohamed El-Kateb

"سوف ياتي .. !!" "!! .. Sawf Ya'ty"
إخراج: محمد الكاتب



Synopsis:

She spends most of the day alone, she finds no one but her dolls to tell them about an old story she still remembers from her childhood as she has always wished to be the heroine.

Filmmaker: Mohamed El-Kateb
Cast: Reem Soliman - Taher El-Hadidi

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2013

mohamedelkateb.eg@hotmail.com

Away From The Heat - Mina Nabil

"بعيداً عن الحرارة" "Ba'eedan An El Harara"
إخراج: مينا نبيل



Synopsis: 
Tensions rise between a young pharmacist and a volatile customer asking for medication.

Director/Screenwriter/DOP: Mina Nabil

Cast: Saeed Kabil - Rimon Ezzat

Taxi - Marouan Omara

"تاكسي" "Taxi"
إخراج: مروان عمارة



Synopsis: 
A young girl who wears Al Neqab (Burka) is suddenly taking it off in the taxi and begins to put on her makeup. The taxi driver wonders and has a little conversation with her about why she’s wearing the Neqab and why she took it off. The film is based on a real story from the famous Egyptian book of Khaled El Khemisi (Taxi).

Director/DOP: Marouan Omara
Screenwriter: Emad El Gandour
Editor: Aly Morad
Music: Shiref El Wessemy
Cast: Kamal Soliman - Yara Goubran

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2008

marouanomara@hotmail.com

Memory Of Things - Mona Lotfy

"ذاكرة الأشياء" "Zakerat Al Ashya'y"
إخراج: منى لطفي



Director/Screenwriter: Mona Lotfy
DOPs: Tudor Amin - Mona Lotfy
Editor: Ibrahim Abdo
Cast: Dalia El Seginy

Country: Egypt
Genre: Experimental
Year: 2011

Café Regular, Cairo - Ritesh Batra

"قهوة عادي" "Ahwa Ady"
إخراج: ريتش بترا



Synopsis:
In a regular cafe in Cairo a relationship goes through its first big test.

Writer/Director: Ritesh Batra

DOP: Islam Abdelsamie
Editor: Wajdi Elian
Producers: Wajdi Elian - Guneet Monga - Alaa Mosbah 
Cast: Mai Abozeed - Alaa Ezzat

Country: Egypt

Rehabilitation - Ahmad Magdy

"إعاده تأهيل" "E'adet Ta'heel"
إخراج: أحمد مجدي



Synopsis:
When we are born we are spoon fed information and we are told they are "true" but what if they are not? Who is supposed to have the ultimate truth and why?

Filmmaker: Ahmad Magdy
 
Cast: Sherif Abuelala - Salah Haggag - Rami Alaa - Inji Ossama

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2012

http://www.ahmadmagdy.com/

Atef - Emad Maher

"عاطف" "Atef"
إخراج: عماد ماهر



Synopsis:
Rains and confused names can sometimes be a catalyst for two strangers to have a conversation!

Director/Editor: Emad Maher

Screenwriter: Mohamed El Hajj
DOP: Ahmed Ghoneimy
Music: Samir Nabil 
Cast: Sara Elhawary – Islam Kamal – Haisam Yehia

Country: Egypt

6 Minutes - Yahya Al Abdullah

"٦ دقائق" "Set Daka'ek"
إخراج: يحي العبدالله



Synopsis:
This documentary focuses on the cultural state of Jordanian youth, by asking a sample of college students questions about their political, literary, cultural, cinematic and artistic lives, at a time when the media messages have deteriorated on one hand, the interests of Jordanian youth have become shallow, on the other. The film’s message lies in its sobering ending.

Filmmaker: Yahya Al Abdullah


Country: Jordan
Genre: Documentary
Year: 2005

Cairo (Oppressive) - Amr Wishahy

"قاهرة" "Qahera"
إخراج: عمرو وشاحي



Synopsis:
A severe old man wakes up thirsty and finds the tap won't work. Thus starts a chain of events linking men of all generations.

Director/DOP: Amr Wishahy
Screenwriters: Amr Wishahy - Mohammed Fahmy - Sherif Kamel
Editors: Amr Salah - Amr Wishahy

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2007

Fayoum Portraits - Islam El Azzazi

"وجوه الفيوم" "Wujouh Al-Fayoum"
إخراج: إسلام العزازي



Synopsis:
A documentary on the mysterious Fayoum ancient funerary portraits from the Graeco-Roman era in Egypt.

Director/Screenwriter: Islam El Azzazi
DOP: Ahmed Abdel Aziz
Editor: Tamer Ezzat

Country: Egypt
Genre: Documentary
Year: 2001

Minerva - Mark Lotfy

"مينرفا" "Minerva"
إخراج: مارك لطفي



Director/Writer/Editor: Mark Lotfy
DOP: Eslam Ayad
Sound Mixing: Samir Nabil
Cast: Amira Taher - Maamon El Melegy - Hussein Gaber

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2007

Revolution of Youth - Emad Maher

"ثورة شباب" "Thawret Shabab"
إخراج: عماد ماهر



Synopsis:
A family of three generations in Alexandria, Egypt and their position on the 28th of January, the day of the withdrawal of the Egyptian police force from the streets after the bloody clashes with demonstrators.

Director/Screenwriter: Emad Maher 
DOP: Mohamad El-Hadidi
Cast: Sherif El Desouky - Hakim Abdel Naiem - Mohamed Ramzy

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction

The Orchard - Mayye Zayed

"البستان" "Al Bostan"
إخراج: ميّ زايد



Synopsis:
When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. ― Rumi

Filmmaker: Mayye Zayed

Country: Egypt
Genre: Experimental
Year: 2012

City Report - Islam Kamal

"تقرير المدينة" "Takrir Al Madeena"
إخراج: إسلام كمال



Synopsis:
It is not true that the system of drainage of rain in Alexandria is not developed, but the city itself, which prefers to keep some of the rain waters to mingle with the end-rays of the sun seeping through the clouds and the imbitable human beings to make some winter toy and some summer toy (solar) Alexandria tells stories misty (gray, dark) of a man who has constantly walking on the breakwall Alexandria city shy that he needs more time censored end of even the know.

Filmmaker: Islam Kamal 

Country: Egypt
Genre: Experimental
Year: 2004

You Bet - Mark Lotfy

"تراهن" "Terahen"
إخراج: مارك لطفي



Synopsis:
Betting, with all its fun and risks, is more likely to explain all our humanistic decisions. If you managed to contemplate your decisions, you would easily identify the presence of the idea of betting. It seems to be the secret beyond your own presence and even the existence of those who are around you or the world itself.

Director/Writer/Editor: Mark Lotfy
DOP: Islam Kamal 
Sound: Michael Sleiman 
Music: Arsani Malak 
Cast: Youssef Daoud - Lotfi Labib

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction