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Asham

Director: Maggie Morgan
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The film won three awards at international film festivals.
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2012/ Egypt87 min/ Drama
Original Title
Asham
SYNOPSIS
Six intertwined stories about aspiration, disappointment, and hope set against the backdrop of a restless Cairo, itself on the brink of change. At significant points of their lives, some characters converge onto a street peddler, while other characters experience a series of events, which inevitably lead their pathways to intersect.
CAST
Ali Kassem
Amina Khalil
Mohamed Khan
Mahmoud El-Louzy
CREW
Screenwriter: Maggie Morgan
DOP: Raouf Abdel Aziz
Editor: Ahmad Abdalla
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Production Company(ies)
Film Clinic
Producer(s)
Mohamed Hefzy
film festivals
Oran International Arabic Film Festival, Algeria
International Women Film Festival of Sale, Morocco
Franco Arab Film Festival, Jordan
Doha Tribeca Film Festival, Qatar
Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (FIFOG), Switzerland
film awards
Best Director and Best Editing awards at the Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
A Special Mention at the International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (FIFOG), Switzerland
Quotes
“…You don’t feel that it’s talking about people who are different than you or who come from a different background, but they come from places that are familiar to you.” Rana Al Jamaiy - Masrawy (Arabic)