17 April 2019, 6:30 PM - 8 PM
Amal is a feisty teenager growing up in post-revolution Egypt while she and her country both are undergoing a tremendous change. Within a constant political turmoil, Amal searches for her place, identity and sexuality in a patriarchal society. Amal, whose name translates to 'hope', is embarking on a 6-year compelling journey from childhood to adulthood. Along the way, she realises her limited options as a woman living in an Arab police state.
2017 | 1h 23min
Language: Arabic with English Subtitles
The screening is followed by a Q&A with director Mohamed Siam.
Mohamed Siam is a director, producer and a cinematographer who has received several international grants and prizes in support of his films, including from Sundance Institute, Arab Fund for Arts & Culture and Screen Institute Beirut. Siam is Alumnus of many prestigious film institutions such as Sundance Labs, IDFA Academy, Doc Campus, La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde in Cannes Film Festival.
Free Entrance | Limited Seats