By the End of the Egyptian Summer Film Season
Asham Screens in Egyptian Theaters
By the end of Egypt's summer film season, Asham released in Egyptian theaters on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013. This was preceded by a premier on Sunday, June 16th, which was attended by the film's stars and several filmmakers.
The film is screening in Nile City Cairo, Cinema Plaza Cairo, and San Stefano Alexandria.
Asham stars a number of young actors and major stars including the outstanding Director Mohamed Khantogether with Stage Director Mahmoud El Lozy, and young actors: Amina Khalil, who has appeared in Sharbat Loz TV series and Taraf Talet, Salma Salem, Seif Al Aswani, Shady Habashy, Ali Kasim, Marwa Tharwat,Mona El Shimi, Mina El Naggar, Nagla Younis, Noha El Khouli, Hani Eskandar and Hani Seif.
Produced by Film Clinic, the film is Maggie Morgan's directorial debut and is also written by her. The film tells six intertwined stories about aspiration, disappointment, and hope set against the backdrop of a restless Cairo, itself on the brink of change. At significant points of their lives, some characters converge onto a street peddler, while other characters experience a series of events, which inevitably leads their pathways to intersect.