Two films represent Egypt in Iraqi Wasit Int'l Short Film Festival

Ahram Online , Tuesday 31 May 2022

Two Egyptian films will be screened during the upcoming seventh edition of the Iraqi Wasit International Short Film Festival, which will kick off on 1 June and run for three days.

Beware Of The Monster
Beware Of The Monster


The first film is the award-winning ‘Beware of the Monster’ by Abdelrahman Hamad. The film follows the story of Hassan, whose problems with his wife lead him to see her as a monster.

The film stars Micheal Mounir, Mariam Said, Adam El-Nahas, and Mohammed Abdel-Aziz.

The other entry is a virtual reality experience directed by Wael Abu Talib.

This year, the festival will see the participation of 12 countries — Egypt, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco, Bahrain, Libya, the UAE, Algeria, Syria, Palestine, Afghanistan, and India.

Organised by the Arts, Cinema, and Theatre Foundation and headed by Iraqi director Abbas Al-Aboudi, the seventh edition of the festival will be held in honour of renowned Iraqi actress Fatima Al-Rubaiy’s career.

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