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2026 - Maha Maamoun

"٢٠٢٦" "2026"
إخراج: مها مأمون



Synopsis:
Based on a text from the recent Egyptian novel The Revolution of 2053, by Mahmoud Uthman, and referencing a scene from Chris Marker’s La Jetée (1962), a time-traveller recounts his vision of the future of the Pyramids area, and by extension Egypt, in the year 2026 - a vision that strains to reach beyond, yet remains severely confined by the present’s imaginal constraints.

Director: Maha Maamoun
DOP: Kareem Seif
Editors: Louly Seif - Maha Maamoun
Cast: Ahmad Kamal

Country: Egypt
Genre: Experimental
Year: 2010

Bahari - Ahmed Ghoneimy

"بحري" "Bahari"
إخراج: أحمد الغنيمي



Synopsis:
One night, Amr wanders alone in the streets of Bahari, the marginalized eastern shore of Alexandria. While he collects material for an art project he is allured to film a playful group of children. Two locals are provoked by Amr's actions leading to an encounter that evokes elusive fears and desires.

Director/ Screenwriter: Ahmed Ghoneimy
DOP: Islam Kamal
Editor: Perry Moataz
Cast: Yasser El Beltagy - Amr Wishahy - Mohamed El Sayed

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2012

Once - Nayla Al Khaja

"مرة" "Marra"
إخراج: نايلة الخاجة



Synopsis: 
Hamda, a young Arab teenager, plans to meet her boyfriend Saeed for the first time. The film shows the journey Hamda goes through to see Saeed for half an hour. 

Director/Screenwriter: Nayla Al Khaja 
DOP: Jan Vogel
Editor: Sebastian Funke 
Music Composer: Michael Pigneguy
Cast: Nifin Ghazar Al Din - Hammad Bassim Al Khalif - Shahad Mesk - Bassim Sami Al Khalif

Country: UAE
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2009

http://www.naylaalkhaja.com/

Ahmed 27 - Nermeen Salem

"أحمد ٢٧" "Ahmad 27"
إخراج: نرمين سالم



Synopsis: 
A young man is trying to get an ID.

Director: Nermeen Salem
Screenwriter: Houda El Soghiar
DOP: Mayye Zayed
Editor: Mohamad El-Hadidi
Cast: Ali Darwish - Ahmed El Rafey - Mohamed El Kateb

Country: Egypt
Genre: Fiction
Year: 2010

It Was Related To Me - Mohammad Shawky Hassan

"بلغني أيها الملك السعيد" "Balaghany Ayoha Al Malek Al Saeed"
إخراج: محمد شوقي حسن



Synopsis: 
A complex relationship between two Egyptian brothers.

Filmmaker: Mohammad Shawky Hassan

Country: Egypt
Genre: Experimental
Year: 2012

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