The programme includes five films from Portugal, France, Morocco and Egypt which will be screened until November 6, 2020.
Shouf Film platform has launched the sixth Film screenings programme which started on October 23 and will go on until November 6, 2020. The programme includes five films from Portugal, France, Morocco and Egypt.
The line-up includes Portuguese short documentary Sinless Mary (Maria Sem Pecado) which is directed by Mário Macedo. After being 10 years in jail, Rui goes back to live with his mother who, during his absence, developed Alzheimer and now struggles to recognise her youngest son. The 28-minute film is in the Portuguese language with English subtitles.
Directed by Mohamed Goumane, Moroccan film Child And Bread is a short fiction which revolves around one of the old neighbourhoods of Marrakech where a divorced woman lives with her new husband and her son from her disappeared ex-husband. Her son is eight years old; her new husband has a desire to live and continue with her without her son, urging her to give up her son. The 15-minute film is in the Arabic language with English subtitles.
Egyptian film Amen is a short fiction by Sameh Gamal which follows who Amin lives in a state of nostalgia as a result of the loss of his girlfriend, which causes him to suffer from a psychological crisis that drives him to anger, anxiety, and running away. Just to wake up from that state of mind to find that he has lost his girlfriend for the second time. The 21-minute film is in the Arabic language with English subtitles.
Alia, short fiction by Mohamed Saadoun, is an Egyptian film which tells the story of a mother suffering from her husband’s lack of attention and her back, which pushes her to the end of her imagination to find what she desires. The 10-minute film is in the Arabic language with English subtitles.
The line-up also includes French film A Passage Between Two Points by Lamis Souliman. In a confrontation structure between emotional and spatial alienation, out of a party full of tipsy attendees, an alienated girl flees through a path hidden between two stopping points in ‘Time’. The 10-minute film is in the Arabic language with English subtitles.