by Mohamed Siam
Documentary, 2017 , 1h 23min

Amal is a feisty teenager growing up in post- revolution Egypt while they’re both undergoing a tremendous change.
Within a constant political turmoil, Amal searches for her place, identity and sexuality in a patriarchal society. Amal, whose name literally translates to “hope”, is embarking on a 6 year compelling journey from childhood to adulthood. Along the way, she realizes her limited options as a woman living in an Arab police state.

Festivals & Awards

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

Göteborg Film Festival

Luxembourg City Film Festival

Movies That Matter Film Festival

Biografilm Festival

Carthage Film Festival - Tanit d'Or

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival