Winners of 6th Aswan International Women Film Festival‎

Ahram Online , Wednesday 2 Mar 2022

The Aswan International Women Film Festival announced the winners of its sixth edition during its closing ceremony on 28 February.

Aswan Film Fest

The sixth edition of the festival ran between 23 and 28 February, screening 12 feature and 22 short films in its competitive segments. 

The winners are:

Nut Award for best Egyptian film that represents women’s creativity:
Back Home
By Sarah Shazli

Nut Award for best Egyptian film that tackles women’s issues, presented by Synergy Films company:
Full Moon
By Hadi El Bagoury
Egypt

Best Film with an Impact Award:
It Takes a Village
By Reem Osama
Egypt, USA

Special Jury Award for Film with an Impact:
Doors of Makkah
By Mohannad Diab
Egypt

Best Topic Award for Film with an Impact:
Her Story 
By Sayed Abdel Khalek
Egypt

Feature Film Competition Awards

Asia Dagher Award for Best Film:
Good Mother
By Hafsia Herzi
France 

Bahega Hafez Award for Best Director:
Darin J. Sallam for Farha
Jordan, Sweden, Saudi Arabia

Latefa El Zayad Award for Best Script:
Rehana
By Abdullah Mohammad Saad
Bangladesh, Singapore

Nadia Lotfy Award for Best Actress:
Karam Taher for her role in Farha
By Darin J. Sallam
Jordan, Sweden, Saudi Arabia

Soad Hosny Award for Best Actress:
Sabine Azéma for her role in Secret Name
By Aurélia Georges
France

Rasheeda Abdelsalam Special Jury Award:
Quareer
By Ragheed Al Nahdi, Norah Almowald, Ruba Khafagy, Fatma Alhazmi, Noor Alameer
Saudi Arabia

Short Film Competition Awards

Nabeeha Lotfy Award for Best Short Film:
Deaf
By Nuria Munoz-Ortin and Eva Libarated
Spain

Nahed Nasrallah Award, Special Jury Award:
Sham Ennessim
By Mark Laty
Egypt, USA

Atteyat Elabnoudy Award for Best Director of a short film:
Frimas
By Marianne Farley
Canada

European Union Award for best Euro-Mediterranean film dealing with women’s issues:
Farha
By Darin J. Sallam
Jordan, Sweden, Saudi Arabia

Egyptian Film Critics Association Award:

Samir Farid Award for best film, selected by the Egyptian Critics:
Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
By Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Chad, France, Germany, Belgium

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