• Henet Ward

    Directed by Morad Mostafa
    Egypt | 23 minutes |

Halima, a Sudanese henna painter, and her seven-year-old daughter Ward get caught up in the craziness at a Giza home as they prepare a bride for her wedding.

SPECIAL MENTION: Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes

film synopsis

film details

Director: Morad Mostafa
Producers: Morad Mostafa, Sawsan Yusuf
Screenwriter: Morad Mostafa
Cinematographers: Zezo
Editor: Mohamed Mamdouh
Cast: Halima, Ward, Amal Salah, Marina Victor, Hagar Mahmoud
Original Language Title: حنة ورد
Country: Egypt
Language: In Arabic with English subtitles.
Year: 2020
Running Time: 23 minutes
Awards: Special Mention of the Jury, Akbank Film Festival
Primary Company: Salaud Morisset
Contact Email: festival@salaudmorisset.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Wards-Henna-Party-%D8%AD%D9%86%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%AF-114404493273190/

director biography

Morad is an Egyptian Director, born in 1988 in Cairo, Egypt. He studied Film directing in “Cinema Palace” at 2008 and in other filmmaking workshops. He works in the filmmaking industry since 2010 as an assistant director for several directors as “Mohamed Diab", "Hala Khalil" in Nawara, and "Sherif Elbendary" in “Ali the Goat and Ibrahim” and Ayten Amin .. He directed and wrriten his first short film in this year Writer "Ward's Henna Party" and The film has been selected in "Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival "The International Competition" - WORLD PREMIERE - 2020 - (FRANCE).

2020 ShortFest Archive