Producer: Mohammad Samir
Hours before dawn, a young child falls in the Nile from a dark, overcrowded bridge in the outskirts of Cairo. It takes his single mother a long time to act as she cannot believe what has happened and surrounded by different obstacles, including indifference, cruelty and bureaucracy. The film goes over those hours few but horrific, until dawn, between hope and fact acceptance. It is a film about some human facing the most terrible fate.
The Bridge - Feature Narrative
A mother wakes up at 3 am to her feverish baby girl and decides to head to the hospital accompanied by her eight-year old son. The taxi stops in front of a Bridge and the driver tells the mother to cross it where the hospital is in the other end. As the family crosses nearly half the bridge, suddenly the mother can’t find her son. What happens next is the story of five hours of searching for hope, encountering obstacles, realizing loss and dealing with it.
Coming Forth by Day - Feature Fiction
Heart Attack is a drama about a girl living with her parents who is nursing her sick father while dealing with life’s harsh realities. The film sheds light on the plight of Cairo’s lower-class citizens at the dawn of the twenty-first century.