Berries Island

Director: Khaled Mansour
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It took part in many film festivals, including Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) and Palestine Cinema Days.
A children-friendly emotional film that helps the family come closer together. The film also may help the parents with the common question they are frequently asked by their children “where do we go after death?”
The film received funds from; The Madad Fund, MDB Film Festival and Semat.
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2018/ Egypt21 min/ Drama
Original Title
Gezert El Toot
Before passing away, a mother tells her son about the souls of the dead that rise and rest at the moon. Following her death, her 11-year-old son, feeling severe solitude, tries to go and meet his mother’s soul once again after her death.
Ahmed El-Sharnouby
Sara Derzawy
Marwan Allam
Screenwriter: Mohamed El-Hosseiny
Mohamed Mahdy
Khaled Mansour
DOP: Bassem Saad El-Din
Editor: Mohamed Anwar
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Production Company(ies)
Patchwork Productions
Marwa Tammam
film festivals
Beirut International Film Festival, Lebanon
International Children's Film Festival India, India
Visions: Cairo Egyptian Short Film Festival, Egypt
Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF), Egypt
Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine
MDB Film Festival, Egypt
Vision short Competition, Egypt
Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine