Fifteen by Sameh Alaa

DRAMA / 2017 / 10 MINUTES / ARABIC / SHORT FILM / EGYPT, BELGIUM

On a hot summer day, a taciturn teen boy makes his way through the hustle of Cairo – with a baby in tow. His arrival at a hospital reveals the turmoil beneath his muted expression, in this stark and compassionate examination of trauma.

website: radiatorsales.eu/film/fifteen/
Facebook: facebook.com/shortfilmfifteen/

Official Selections and awards

2017
Toronto International Film Festival – Canada
Cinemed – France
Riga international short film festival – Latvia

2018
Curtas Vila do Conde – Portugal
Küstendorf – Serbia
CinemAfrica Sweden – Sweden
Arab Filmfestival Berlin – Germany
Kortfilmfestivalen Grimstad – Norway
Festival cinémas d’Afrique – Switzerland
Elia Short Films Festival – Palestine
Tehran International Short Film Festival – Iran
Edmonton International Film Festival – Canada
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur – Belgium
Tangier short film festival – Morocco
Leeds international film festival – United Kingdom
Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles – Belgium

Awards:

2017
CANAL+ Award at Cinemed – France
Silver Egg at Küstendorf Film and Music Festival – Serbia

2018
Jury prize at Tangier short film festival – Morocco
Special mention at Festival des Cinémas d’Afrique du Pays d’Apt – France
Best director at the Pentedattilo Film Festival – Italy
Best short film at the Vues d’Afrique – Canada
Special mention at Tangier short film festival – Morocco
Best Film and best director at Zawya short film Festival – Egypt

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