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Deutsche Welle

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What Women Want Magazine


Behind the Scenes - Nesma Mahgoub

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Egyptian Streets


Cairo Scene

The European Independent Film Festival

Festivals & Awards

New York International Children's Film Festival

February, 2019

At the Academy-qualifying festival, The Shadow of Cairo was selected as one of three finalists for the Jury Prize for Best live action Short. 

Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival

August, 2020

The Shadow of Cairo was an official selection at the Oscar-qualifying Cinequest Film Festival. 

Cascade African Film Festival

February, 2020

Smart Screen Creative Awards

November, 2018

The Shadow of Cairo was shortlisted for the Creative Excellence Award.​

ÉCU: The European Independent Film Festival

April 2019

 My short screened in Paris, where I took part of the #SheShoots panel, discussing women in film. 

Châlon Tout Court
April, 2019
Cannes Film Festival Court Métrage
May, 2019

Silicon Beach Film Festival 

June, 2019

Take One Action Film Festival

September, 2019


October, 2019
The Shadow of Cairo screened at NFFTY where it later was nominated for an Audience Award. 

London Student Short Film Festival 

March, 2020

Alexandria Short Film Festival

January, 2020

Short to the Point: International Short Film Festival

February, 2017 

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