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August 18, 2021

Gaza Mon Amour

Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa. Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?
August 18, 2021

Ward’s Henna Party

Halima is a Sudanese henna painter living in Egypt. She goes to one of Giza's local areas to prepare a bride for her wedding with her 7-year-old daughter Ward. Ward starts to wander around and discover the place.
August 18, 2021

The Red Mountain

A dream of escaping the cruel reality they're living in in boarding school takes the boys far with their thoughts and plans. Only one obstacle is a threat.
August 18, 2021

The Other Cheek

When Nashaat’s daughter is viciously attacked by his neighbours’ dog, he is aggrieved to hear claims that she provoked the attack. Unreconciled emotions lead to a heated confrontation with his ex-wife, leaving the cornered father with no choice but to take out frustrations on the perpetrator.
August 18, 2021

The Hurl

Trash around a small town in Lebanon mysteriously starts to slither away onto the streets, forming a monstrous, sky-scraping tower of garbage, Mother Nature’s vengeful plan to ruin whoever has ruined her Earth. Little do the frightened citizens know that they’ve brought the hurl upon themselves.
August 18, 2021

Roadblock | Hajez

Beirut, 2019, during the revolution. On her way back from a protest, Farah, a Lebanese activist, and her French-Lebanese boyfriend Anthony, are stopped at a roadblock held by two armed militiamen who have a bone to pick with Farah.
August 18, 2021

Revolutionary Baby

Revolutionary Baby takes place the night before Eid Al Fitr, in a fragmented Moroccan household. Fatou, the housemaid, shares a strong nurturing bond with the eldest of the family; Inès, who suffers from an eating disorder. However, the mother, Narjisse, who is the head of the house, neglects her daughter’s illness and disapproves of Fatou’s protectiveness over her. Narjisse, who gets carried away by her jealousy towards their bond, imposes a ruthless punishment to whomever disagrees with her intolerant judgement.
August 18, 2021

Potato

The film is inspired by Van Gogh’s The Potato Eaters. Two families from the underprivileged class share one housing, the first family consists of the father, Rady, the mother, Ahlam, and their daughter. Everyone turns around the dining table, the child interrupts their conversation and attacks the potatoes and tea quickly, then we find her falling into place and showing symptoms of poisoning while everyone exchanges different looks.
August 18, 2021

Mariam

After the loss of her precious paradise, Mariam looks for strength through her culture and heritage.