Amal is fourteen years old when she goes to Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Arab Spring to showcase. With youthful hubris she goes straight to the danger. This coming of age film follows ...
See full summary »
With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad - but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
The strange case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia, who rocketed to prosperity and prominence in the 1990s, served a decade in prison, and became an unlikely martyr for the anti-Putin movement.
Director Raed Andoni places a newspaper advertisement in Ramallah. He is looking for former inmates of the Moskobiya interrogation centre in Jerusalem. In his ad he asks that the men should... See full summary »
Mohamed, the son of a modest worker, lives in Alexandria and dreams of moving to Cairo to become a filmmaker. There, he gets to know Salma and Bassam, in whom he feels he finds what he ... See full summary »
A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.
Mahmoud Al Meleji,
Ezzat El Alaili
In March 2018, the last male northern white rhino remaining on earth died. His name was Sudan, and after 42 years on this planet he had lived his - and his species' - life to the very end. ... See full summary »
Four older Sudanese filmmakers with passion for film battle to bring cinema-going back to Sudan, not without resistance. Their 'Sudanese Film Club' have decided to revive an old cinema, and again draw attention to Sudanese film history.
Manar Al Hilo,
Amal is fourteen years old when she goes to Tahrir Square in Cairo during the Arab Spring to showcase. With youthful hubris she goes straight to the danger. This coming of age film follows her in the years that follow, a period in which the fearless Amal seeks her own identity in a country in transition.
"Amal" is a documentary that follows the life of Amal during and after the Egyptian revolution. The documentary focuses on her life as a young woman in the midst of resistance and how she overcomes those barriers. "Amal" offers an intimate look into the life of a girl who lost her father at a young age and how that loss has impacted her.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this