Kamla Abouzekri's Film A Day for Women Screens at the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival
A Day for Women by director Kamla Abouzekri is taking part in the 65th Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival (February 24 - March 3), where four other films compete for the festival's awards. A Day for Women has been selected as one of the best five films out of 42 Egyptian films released in 2016.
The films that were selected to compete at the festival are: A Day for Women, Hepta: The Last Lecture, The Other Land, Nawara, and Laf W Dawaran. In parallel with the film screenings, panel discussions are going to be held to pay tribute to the Arab stars who died in 2016, especially Iconic director Mohamed Khan, Egyptian star Mahmoud Abdel Aziz and renowned Egyptian actress Karima Mokhtar.
A Day for Women takes place in a shabby neighborhood in Egypt where a youth center decides to allocate one day on the swimming pool for women only. The film follows the consequences of this decision on the social, psychological and emotional life of the women living in that neighborhood.
A Day for Women is produced by Elham Shahin through her company Shahin Film, who also stars in the film, directed by Kamla Abouzekri, written by Hanaa Atiyah, DOP Nancy Abdel Fattah, and Costume Designer Inas Shahin. The film stars Nelly Karim, Nahed El Sebai, Hala Sedqi, Ragaa Hussein, Shaimaa Seif, along with Mahmoud Hemida, Farouk Al Fishawy, Ahmad Al Fishawy, Eyad Nassar, and Ahmed Dawood. MAD Solutions handles the distribution of the film in the Arab world.
Screening Time of A Day for Women at the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival
Wednesday, March 1 at 06:00 pm