Amira

Mohamed Diab Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Saudi Arabia 98 Min NC16 (Sexual References) Asian Premiere

Amira faces a shocking family discovery, 17 years after her Palestinian father’s sperm was smuggled out of prison walls to conceive her.

In order to start families, male Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails smuggle their sperm out. Amira’s father, Nawar, is one of them—and Amira, the result. Despite his incarceration, Amira enjoys a close and loving relationship with him through regular visitations. However, Nawar and his wife discover his infertility when trying to conceive again, and Amira is left to confront a personal existential crisis.

Timing & Venue

Price

27 November 2021,
Saturday, 7.30pm
Filmgarde Bugis+ 3

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

Amira

Country

Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Saudi Arabia

Year

2021

Runtime

98 Min

Rating

NC16 (Sexual References)

Language(s)

Arabic, Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Credits

Mohamed Diab

Mohamed Diab is an award-winning Egyptian writer and director whose works focus on pertinent issues concerning Egyptian society. His directorial debut feature Cairo 6, 7, 8 (2010) garnered the top prize at Dubai International Film Festival. He will be the first Middle Eastern filmmaker to helm a Disney+ and Marvel Studios series with the project Moon Knight.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Saba Mubarak
Tara Abboud
Ali Suleiman
Ziad Bakri

Screenwriter

Mohamed Diab
Khaled Diab
Sherin Diab

Producer

Mohamed Hefzy
Moez Masoud
Mona Abdel Wahab
Hany Abu Assad
Amira Diab
Sarah Goher

Contact

Pyramide International

alberto@pyramidefilms.com

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