“Withered Greene” official Promoting Poster [photo: IMDb Website]
CAIRO – 21 October 2017: The internationally-awarded Egyptian film “Withered Green” will be screened for the first time in Egypt at Zawya on October 25.
It premiered for the first time at Locarno International Film Festival last year. It was the first Egypt film to be screened at the festival.
Its director Mohammed Hammad was the first Egyptian who won the Muhr Award for Best Director in the Narrative Feature Competition, and a Golden Palm Award for Best Director in a Narrative Feature Competition at the Mexico International Film Festival last year.
Offcial Film poster (Photo courtesy of IMDB)
The film participated in 45 international film festivals including the Hamburg International Film Festival, Festival de Cannes and Stockholm International Film Festival.
Withered Green was written and directed by Hammad and stars Heba Ali, Asmaa Fawzi, and John Ekram Hanna.
A woman’s life in an oriental society is the main focus of the film. It reflects the story of a woman who asks her family to attend her sister’s engagement. the protagonist is very traditional and strict. Finally, she receives news that leads her to rethink her life and opinions.
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