Full Name in English HENET WARD
Full Name in Arabic حنة ورد
Running Time 22 min
Country of Production Egypt
Date of Production 2020

Halima, a Sudanese henna painter goes to Basma’s, a young Egyptian bride to prepare her for her wedding: under the eyes of her daughter Ward, the encounter between the two women grows from complicity to suddenly unveiled tensions.

Director Name Morad Mostafa
About the director

Morad is an Egyptian Filmmaker, born in 1988 in Cairo, Egypt. He studied Film directing in Cinema Palace” in 2008. He started his career as an assistant director where he worked with so many directors and his last film as an assistant was Ayten Amin’s “SOUAD” which has been selected in the official selection in Cannes Film Festival 2020. Morad started his directing career in 2019 when he wrote and directed his first short film “Henet Ward” that had its world premiere in “Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival” in the International Competition. And The film has been selected in more than 100 festivals around the world, including 20 Oscar-qualifying festivals, and won many prizes. 2020 he also wrote and directed his second short film (What we don’t know about Mariam) also that had its world premiere at “Clermont-Ferrand” 2021.