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The Circle

Director: Mohamed ELGohary
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The film highlights the brutality of capitalism through highly competitive work environments that can have negative impact on people’s lives.
The film won the Best Narrative award at the Masr Dot Bokra Film Festival and was officially selected at several regional and international film festivals.
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2019/ Egypt13 min/ Short, Drama
Original Title
Al Da’era
SYNOPSIS
A day in a life of an employee working in a private company, suffering from the hostile work environment and brutality of capitalism, which puts him in a dilemma; should he be as cruel as everyone or stay the same.
CAST
Farouk Kassem
Gehad Hossam
Mohamed Mady
CREW
Screenwriter: Mohamed ELGohary
DOP: Mostafa Ezat
Editor: Mohamed ELGohary
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Producer(s)
Mohamed ELGohary
film festivals
film festivals Sakia Short Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Masr Dot Bokra Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Elia Short Film Festival, Palestine
film festivals Aarhus Arab Film Festival, Denmark
film festivals WOW Film Festival, Tunisia
film festivals Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF), India
film festivals Visions Cairo Egyptian Short Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival, Switzerland
film festivals Tyre International Short Film Festival, Lebanon
film festivals RAGFF Cairo - Retro Avant Garde Film Festival, Egypt
film awards
film awards Best Actress at the Sakia Short Film Festival, Egypt
Best Narrative at the Masr Dot Bokra Film Festival, Egypt