HanyAbdallah Peter, a child whose life turns upside down after the death of his father and his mother's discovery of the huge debts they have to pay. He is forced to experience the huge gap between classes after moving from his old elite private school to a public one. Things get complicated for Hany after having to hide being a Christian surrendering to the assumptions of his classmates and teachers who didn't read his full name and mistook him for a Muslim.
Starring: Hany Adel, Kinda Alloush, Ahmed Dash
Written and Directed by: Amr Salama
Produced by: Film Clinic, The Producers
Festivals & Awards:
World Premiere in the opening of the Luxor European and Egyptian Film Festival
Reaped five awards at the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival: Best Film award, handed to producers Mohamed Hefzy and Hany Osama; Best Director and Best Screenplay award for by Amr Salama; Best Cinematography for Islam Abdel Samie. The film's child stars: Ahmed Dash, Moaz Nabil, Abu Bakr Osama were awarded Artistic Creativity certificates. Film Clinic also received a Certificate of Appreciation; which was awarded by the festival to the production companies that took part in that edition.
Scooped 3 awards at the Egyptian Cinema Film Association Festival; Best Poster Design, Khaled El Sergany Award, two Certificates of Appreciation for the acting prodigies Ahmed Dash and Moaz Nabil
Selected by the Global Film Initiative to be included in the Global Lens Film series in 2014, which included non-American films to be distributed by the New York-based Film Riseacross North America
US premiere at the Washington D.C. International Film Festival in April 2014
Official Selection at:
BFI London Film Festival, Mizna Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, Carnegie Mellon International "Faces" Film Festival at Carnegie Mellon University, CMU International Film Festival at University of Pittsburgh, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Keswick Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, ALFILM – Arab Film Festival Berlin