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The Shadow of Cairo

Director: Tara Shehata

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

Details

Duration: 15 min.

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

Producer: 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 Student Short Film Festival

Cascade African Film Festival

2019

Smart Screen Creative Awards

New York International Children’s Film Festival

ÉCU: The European Independent Film Festival

NFFTY: National Film Festival for the Talented Youth

Châlon Tout Court

Take One Action Film Festival

Silicon Beach Film Festival

Cannes Court Métrage

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