Category: Mediterranean short film 2013

THE BELL RANG

THE BELL RANG 22 minutes, 2011 Director : Salah EL-GAZZAR (Egypt) Production : Egypt Media House (Egypt)   ____ “The Bell Rang” is about three Egyptian children who gave up school for different reasons. But they are each agreed on one thing. What is it? The film gives the answer.   Salah EL-GAZZAR was born …

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RESTORED PICTURES

RESTORED PICTURES 22 minutes, 2012 Direction and Production : Mahasen NASSER-ELDIN (Palestine)   ____ A journey through the life of Karima Aboud, Palestine’s first professional female photographer. Using her letters and photographs the film looks at the life and work of a woman in the years before the Nakba.   Born in Jerusalem in 1976, …

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LIVING IN THE NILE

LIVING IN THE NILE 10 minutes, 2010 Director : Mohamad EL WASSIFY (Egypt) Production : High Cinema Institute – Academy of Arts (Egypt)   ____ « “The Nile…is my home…my work…for me it’s everything.” Fares.   Mohamad EL WASSIFY is an Egyptian director. He studied film at Cairo’s High Cinema Institute. “Living in the Nile” …

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GARBAGE

GARBAGE 18 minutes, 2011 Director : Burak TÜRTEN (Turkey) Production : Erciyes University (Turkey)   ____ “Garbage” is about the wretched life of the men who live off landfills. They collect recyclable waste for resale. They can make 10 Turkish Liras per day but have to give half of that pittance to the owner of …

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BULAQ

BULAQ 26 minutes, 2011 Director : Davide MORANDINI et Fabio LUCCHINI (Italy) Production : Rossellini Film & TV, One People Film (Italy)   ____ Bulaq is a district in the historic centre of Cairo. For thirty years the people living there have been fighting the Egyptian government who want to take the area over to …

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