From Cairo


Full Name in English From Cairo
Full Name in Arabic من القاهرة
Running Time 64 min
Country of Production Egypt
Date of Production 2021

Hala Galal finds Cairo hunting her, fear crippling her, she meets Heba and Aya. Two women who are leading a single life but managing to face their fears and carve a space for their dreams.

Director Name Hala Galal
About the director

Hala Galal is a Filmmaker (writer, director and producer). She is the founder and executive director of SEMAT Production & Distribution supporting Alternative/Independent Cinema in Egypt. She has led SEMAT, a cultural hub with links to a number of civil society organizations involved in the creative sector and youth as well as women organizations in Egypt/the Arab Region. Hala produced more than 10 films for first time directors. Her long documentary ‘Women ChitChat’ won the Silver Prize at the Arab Rotterdam Film Festival.