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The Shadow of Cairo

Maya, a young Egyptian girl, sets out to become a superhero vigilante to avenge her mother's death.

Details

Duration: 15min.

Country: Egypt

Language: Arabic (Egyptian Spoken), English

Year: 2019

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Action, Childhood, Children, Christianity, Coming of age, Crime, Death, Family, Human Rights, Identity, Islam, Religion, Sexuality, Violence, Women, Youth/Teen

Cast & Crew

Director: Tara Shehata

Production company: Eliana Neustadt

Writer: Tara Shehata, Andrew McGee

Cinematographer: Matteo Bangrazi

Editor: Andrew McGee

Actors: Yasmina El-Abd, , Sameh Fekry ,

Festivals & Awards

2020

Smart Screen Creative Awards

Alexandria Short Film Festival

London International Student Film Festival

Cascade African Film Festival

2019

Smart Screen Creative Awards

Chalon tout Court

Take One Action Film Festival

Silicon Beach Film Festival

Cannes Court Métrage

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