A Day for Women's Main Cast Featured on the Latest Issue's Front Cover
Media Partnership between A Day for Women and 7 Ayam Magazine
Director Kamla Abouzekri's film A Day for Women has arranged a media partnership with 7 Ayam Magazine, as its latest issue was distributed during the screening of the film, which stars Elham Shahin, on Tuesday night at the opening ceremony of the 38thCairo International Film Festival. The screening was held in the Great Hall of the Cairo Opera House. In line with this partnership, the issue highlighted the film and the main cast were featured on the front cover.
The film will have another screening on Thursday, 17 November, in the Great Hall at 9:30 PM.
Next Month, A Day for Women will take part in the 13th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) (7 - 14 December) within the Arabian Nights programme, marking the film's GCC premiere.
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 brings together a cast and crew of outstanding women, as it is produced by Elham Shahin through her company Shahin Film, who also stars in the film, directed by Kamla Abouzekri, written by Hanaa Attia, and stars a number of magnificent old and young stars including; Elham Shahin, Mahmoud Hemida, Farouk Al Fishawy, Ahmad Al Fishawy, Nelly Karim, Eyad Nassar, Nahed El Sebai, Ahmed Dawood and Hala Sedqi. The film is directed by Kamla Abouzekri and produced by star Elham Shahin through her company Shahin Film and MAD Solutions is handling the distribution and marketing for the film.
The film marks Elham Shahin's third experience as a producer after Hazz West El Balad (2015) by director Salah Abu Seif and Fawzeya's Secret Recipe (2005) by director Magdy Ahmed Aly. With a repertoire of more than 120 various works, including films, plays and TV dramas, actress Elham Shahin has won many awards from international film festivals including; Best Actress award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (Fawzeya's Secret Recipe) and the Horus Award at the Cairo National Festival for Egyptian Cinema (The Desire).
Director Kamla Abouzekri's filmography includes; One-Zero (2009), which competed at many international film festivals such as the Venice Film Festival and received more than 45 awards, Heads and Tails (2006), and An Al Eshq Wal Hawa (2006). As for TV dramas, Abouzekri directed Bent Esmaha Zaat (A Girl Called Zaat) (2013), and Segn El Nesaa (Women's Prison) (2014) that achieved the top most-watched TV dramas during Ramadan season.
Show Times for A Day for Women at the Cairo International Film Festival (GMT+2)
Thursday, 17 November in the GreatHall at 9:30 PM