15 projects selected of Cairo Film Connection 7th edition
: The 7 feature narratives in-development are
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The Legend of Zainab and Noah by Yousry Nasrallah and producer Ali El Arabi (Egypt);
I Can Hear Your Voice… Still by Sameh Alaa and producer Mark Lotfi (Egypt);
Breakfast Lunch and Dinner by Mohamed Samir and producers Marwa Abdalla and Claire Chassagne (Egypt, France);
Snow white by Taghrid Abouelhassan and producer Miral El Fakharany (Egypt);
Passage by Amr Ali, produced by Hatem Ali (Syria);
Fog by Ruba Atiyeh, produced by Huda Khadhimi (Iraq/ Lebanon);
Scheherazade Goes Silent by Amira Diab, produced by Raya Aburub (Palestine / Jordan).
The post-production section includes one feature narrative project:
The Alleys by Bassel Ghandour, produced by Rula Naser, Shahinaz El Akkad and Yousef Abd Al-Nabi (Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia).
The 4 documentary projects in-development phase are:
Olfa’s Daughters by Kaouther Ben Hania, produced by Nadim Cheikhrouha and Habib Attia (Tunisia – France);
Flying Like a Bird by El Mahdi Lyoubi, produced by Hicham Fallah (Morocco – France);
Tell Them About Us (Jordan – Germany) by Rand Beiruty;
Caesar (Tsar) by Widad Shafakoj and produced by Eric Angelson and Widad Shafakoj (Jordan-USA).
The 3 documentary projects in post-production are:
Before the Final Picture by Aya Tallah Yusuf, produced by Kesmat El Sayed (Egypt);
The Last Projectionist by Alex Bakri, produced by May Odeh and Thomas Kaske (Palestine – Germany);
Iraq Invisible Beauty by Sahim Omar, produced by Ali Raheem, Jurgen Buedts, Catherine Siméon and Nick Ware (Iraq -Belgium – France).