On Monday 20
Documentary Film I Have A Picture Screens at Wekalet Benha in Alexandria
Director Mohamed Zedan's documentary film I Have A Picture: Film No. 1001 in the Life of the Oldest Extra in the World will screen at Wekalet Benha in Alexandria on Monday 20. The screening is part of Photos of Work Program- The First Chapter "The itinerants".
Garnered wide audience and critical acclaim, the film had a full house for every show during its previous six screenings last October and November.
I Have A Picture: Film No. 1001 in the Life of the Oldest Extra in the World won four international awards, including the Gold Star for Best Arabic Documentary Film at its world premiere at the 1st El Gouna Film Festival in 2017, Best Documentary Film award at the Tripoli Film Festival in Lebanon, Jury Award for Best Documentary Film more than 15 minutes at the Egyptian National Film Festival, and the Best Documentary Film award at the Sharjah Film Platform (SFP) in the UAE, organized by Sharjah Art Foundation.
With the help of Kamal El Homossany, one of the oldest assistant directors in Egypt, Zedan, a young indie filmmaker, is making a documentary about Motawe Eweis, who has worked as an extra in about 1000 Egyptian films since the forties.
Directed and written by Mohamed Zedan, I Have A Picture: Film No. 1001 in the Life of the Oldest Extra in the World stars Kamal EL-Homossany, Motawe Eweis. The film crew includes DOP Mohamad EL-Hadidi andMusic Composer Micheal Fawzy. MAD Solutions distribute the film in the Arab world.