Two shows from MBC’s streaming service Shahid have been nominated for International Emmy Awards.
Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby has been nominated for International Emmy Awards.
She is competing in the ‘Best Performance by an Actor’ category for her role in the crime show Fe Kol Esboa’ Youm Gomaa, which is Arabic for Every Week Has A Friday.
The 10-episode series premiered on MBC’s streaming service Shahid in 2020.
Meanwhile, Beirut 6:07, a moving anthology of 15 short films telling the stories of the victims and survivors of last year’s horrific explosion in the Lebanese capital’s port, has been nominated in the Short-Form Series category.
Beirut 6:07 brought together some of Lebanon’s leading directors, many of whom had themselves lost property, possessions, or friends and family in the August 4 blast.
Lebanese series Beirut 6:07 premiered on Shahid in 2020.
Fe Kol Esboa’ Youm Gomaa tells the story of Layla, who is forced to live with a man suffering from a mental illness. As the story unfolds, the pair commit violent crimes every Friday. It was directed by Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Shaker and also stars Asser Yassin, Sawsan Badr, Arfa Abdel Rassoul, and Ahmed Khaled Saleh.
Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on November 22 in New York.