After Topping Netflix’s List of the Most-watched Films

FROM MEIR, TO MEIR and SALAM’S HOME Join Arab Women Film Days in Sweden

27 September 2022:

FROM MEIR, TO MEIR by Maggie Morgan and SALAM’S HOME by Hanadi Elyan will screen at the upcoming edition of Arab Women Film Days, which will be held between the towns of Malmö and Helsingborg from October 1 to 4. This comes after their debut on Netflix in July, where they topped the list of most-watched films for several weeks.
FROM MEIR, TO MEIR will be screened in Helsingborg on Sunday, October 2nd at 5 p.m. (GMT +2) Sweden time and in Malmö on Tuesday, October 4th at 5:15 p.m., in the presence of director Maggie Morgan, while Salma's Home will be shown in Helsingborg on Sunday, October 2nd, at 6:30 p.m., and Malmö on Monday, October 3rd, at 7 p.m., in the presence of the leading actress Juliet Awad.
Please visit the following links to buy the tickets:
It landed its world premiere at Aswan International Women Film Festival, where it also won the NUT Award for Best Egyptian Film Supporting Women’s Work. Also, it was awarded the Jury Prize at the National Egyptian Film Festival. FROM MEIR, TO MEIR was featured at the Festival du Cinéma Africain de Khouribga (FCAK) in Morocco and Cairo Cinema Days.
The director visits Meir, the village where her grandparents were born and the place they left but never forgot. When she visits Meir, now, she finds it a place where most of the inhabitants want to leave. 
Directed by Maggie Morgan, the film stars Nasser Loza, Shahira Loza, Romany Abdeltawab, and Samir El Qommos. It is produced by The Pianola, features Zaki Aref, and Shady Fikry as DOPs, with music by Muller Hany. MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution worldwide.
SALMA’S HOME is set in Jordan and revolves around three women with distinct personalities. Salma (Juliet Awad) is a talented baker living alone in a large old house overlooking downtown Amman running a nonprofitable home-based bakery, and her daughter Farah (Sameera Asir) is a young working mother with marital problems with her husband Malek (Firas Taybeh).
Their lives are disrupted by the death of Salma’s ex-husband. The funeral occurs at his current wife’s house, Lamia (Rania Kurdi), an aspiring socialite obsessed with social media. After the funeral, uncle Emad (Waleed Jizawi) brings shocking information to light leading to territorial clashes and finally forcing the three women to accept some harsh realities and take control of their lives.
Written and directed by Hanadi Elyan, Salma’s Home has received Best Feature Film Global Vision Award at Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival in San Jose, California. The film stars Juliet Awad, Sameera Asir, Rania Kurdi and Firas Taybeh, and is produced by Reel LA Productions (producer Nathan Bennett). MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution in the Arab world.