Khadija

Short Film - 2021
Directed By: Morad Mostafa

Synopsis:
Khadiga, a young mother of 17 lives alone with her baby after her husband left for work in a remote city. On an ordinary day she makes her way through the hustle of Cairo streets to do some visits when she starts to feel pressured and uncomfortable with the surroundings.

Awards & Festivals:

  • Afroshorts Audience Award – Afrykamera African Film Festival – 2020
  • Narrative Short Film – Tanit D'or – Carthage Film Festival – 2021
  • Best Short Film – Cinemania Film Festival – 2021
  • Best Short Film – Sulmonacinema Film Festival – 2021
  • Baderbest Short Film – Jury Prize – Ajyal Youth Film Festival – 2021
  • Best Short Film – Jury Prize – 20 Minmax International Short Film Festival – 2021
  • Short Films Competition – El Gouna Film Festival – 2021
  • Best Short Film – Beirut Shorts International Film Festival – 2021
  • Best Short Film – Cinema Jove – Valencia International Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Short Film – Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Narrative Short – Grand Jury Prize – Nashville Film Festival – 2022
  • Best International Short Film – Palm Springs International Shortfest – 2022
  • Best Short Film – Grand Prix – Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival  – 2022
  • Best Short Film Award – Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Short Film – Malmö Arab Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Film Award – Helsinki International Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Short Film Award – Nepal International Film Festival – 2022
  • Best Film Award – Linz International Short Film Festival – 2022



Crew:
  • Screenplay: Morad Mostafa & Mohamed Mamdouh
  • Producers: Safei Eldin Mahmoud & Sawsan Yusuf
  • Cinematographer: Mostafa El Kashef
  • Editor: Mohamed Mamdouh
  • Sound Designer: Mostafa Shaaban
  • Sound Mixer: Gilles Benardeau
  • Colorist: Sherif Fathy
  • Costume Designer: Reem El Adl
  • Art Director: Eman El Alby
  • Creative Producer: Yasmeen Mokhtar
  • Senior Production: Ahmed Yahia
  • Production Manager: Ahmed Gamal
  • Executive Producer: Islam El Dakhakhny