Ahmed Abdelsalam | Egypt, UK | 2021 | 17'
In post-revolution Cairo, after several failed attempts to flee the widespread depression of her contemporaries, Nour, a young woman aged 29, secretly organizes her departure from her country. A few hours before her departure, she loses her passport and a calvary starts for her that will take her once again to fight a patriarchal and corrupt society.
Mariam Al-Ferjani, Ibrahim El-Naggary, Nabil Nour El-Din
Star Award for Best Short Film (El Gouna Film Festival)
Ahmed Abdelsalam directs films, advertisements and music videos, and is based in Cairo. He first graduated in Mass Communication and Media Arts and then did a post-graduate degree in Film Directing at the MetFilm School in London. Cai-Ber, his debut short film, was selected at the 2021 El Gouna Film Festival and for the Festival of Clermont-Ferrand. He currently divides his time between Cairo and London, and is working on several different projects, including films, music videos and television shows.
2021 – Cai-Ber, sf