OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
Shorts Programme 2
DIRECTOR : M Samir, Y. Mahmoud
COUNTRY : Egypt
YEAR : 2017
TIME : 15 min
Nu Metro 4, 18 Oct @ 2.30pm
When Nancy suffers from a sudden cardiac arrest in a morning, her only chance of survival lies in the hands of her oblivious five years old son Asser.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Mahmoud Samir is a filmmaker and online film critic based in Cairo, Egypt.
He’s a senior student at the High Cinema Institute at the Directing Program in Cairo.
His first documentary short Emmanuel was selected in the 34th BUFF International Film Festival in Malmo, Sweden & won the Special Prix at 3rd Des Arts // Des Cinés Danse Et Cinéma Festival at Saint Etienne in France this year.Youssef Mahmoud is a visual effect supervisor and co-founder of Squids Visual Arts, a post-production company based in Cairo, Egypt.His work has been featured at 3d TOTAL and CG RECORDS.He worked on numerous Egyptian projects including features and TV serials. His first foray in directing was through a number of commercials & music videos.
3 awards in various International Film Festivals.