Cairo Film Society Festival to screen ‘Curfew’, ‘Soulmate’ movies on January 30

Egypt Today 30 January 2022

Cairo Film Society Festival will screen “ Hazr Tagawel” (Curfew) and “ Taw’am Rouhy” (Soulmate) movies on January 30.

Curfew” will be screened at 5 pm and “Soulmate” will be screened at 7 pm.


Amir Ramses’s last feature film “Curfew” has been selected to be screened in the 24th edition of Shanghai international film festival , one of the 15 Fiapf accredited festivals around the world set from june 11th till june 20th as part of the belt and the road program , after it recently won the audience award in Malmo arab film valued with 25 thousand swedish crowns.


The film had world premiered in the official competition of the 42nd edition of Cairo international film festival where it had full house screenings as well as wining the best actress award for acclaimed actress Elham Chahine for her role in the film, also screened in other festivals like Jerusalem Arab Film Festival and Pune international film festival india 

Set in Fall 2013.


Curfew” follows the story of Faten, who was released from prison after serving two decades due to committing a horrible crime.


The curfew declared during that time forces Faten to spend one night with her daughter, Laila, who faces her mother with a second trial in search of answers.


The night passes with both women trying to accept one another.




The film stars Elham Chahine, Kamel El Basha,Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, and Mahmoud Elleithy.


While the crew is led by; DOP Omar Abu Doma, art director Assem Ali, costume designer Nahed Nasrallah, editor Heba Osman and music composer Tamer Karwan.


Curfew is a joint production between Red Star Films, S Productions, Team One Productions, The Cell Post-production and is written and directed by Amir Ramses.