The festival is scheduled to take place from August 27 to 31.
Egyptian short film Henet Ward has been selected to screen at Busan’s International Short Film Festival 2020 in Korea among 40 others, according to Egyptian Streets.
Scheduled to take place from August 27 to 31, the festival will be held live at the Busan Cinema Center and BNK Busan Bank Art Cinema.
Henet Ward takes place in an Egyptian household in a popular neighbourhood in Cairo, capturing the struggles that refugees in Egypt experience in very private and intimate settings.
The film follows Halima, a Sudanese henna painter living in Egypt. She goes to one of Giza’s local areas to prepare a bride for her wedding and her seven years old daughter Ward accompanies her and starts to wander around and discover the place.
Directed by Egyptian director Morad Mostafa, the film was recently announced as the only Egyptian film selected for the Palm Springs International ShortFest.