'New Works by Amer Shomali, Sara Shazli Topline Cairo

Amer Shomali, Sara Shazli Topline Cairo

Many of

the projects are female-led and examine the ongoing struggle of women to define themselves against

The film

tells the story of a mother and housewife who pretends to be pregnant after her

“Inshallah a Boy”

is the feature debut of Jordanian filmmaker Amjad Al Rasheed

The movie

takes its title from a beauty pageant prize given to a girl working in the

“The protagonist

Nafisa is part of a new generation of Sudanese girls who exceed their predicted roles

Also being

pitched is “Over Three Days,” from multihyphenate Tamer Ashry, whose 2017 debut “Photocopy” scooped a host

Ashry confessed

that he saw himself in the script, as a man who’s “been shaped by

” “The ideas

and values implanted within me were ones which contributed to the struggle which Shireen faces,

 After struggling with

the sense that he “didn’t have the willpower” to fight against that structure,

“I want

to be part of Shireen’s naïve humane revenge against these taboos which have

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