AMAL

By Mohamed SIAM

LES CINEMAS DU MONDE - LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANCAIS - as PROMO

Documentary - Development 2016

This film gives an overview of Egypt through Amal eyes, that of child becoming a woman surronded by unrest and violence.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • EGYPT, LEBANON, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mohamed SIAM
    • Producer(s)
    • Mohamed SIAM (ArtKhana), Myriam SASSINE (Abbout Productions), Sarah BÖKEMEYER (Detail Film)
    • Synopsis
    • This documentary has followed a teenager for four years as she comes to terms with her identity and sexuality in a male-dominated society and post-revolutionary police state. Amal embodies the chaos reigning in Egypt, where the people try to fulfil their potential despite the authoritarian regime and political upheavals.
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