MOVIES
Asmaa
Year of Production: 2011
Directed by: Amr Salama
Written by: Amr Salama
About the movie
Based on a true story, Asmaa is a rural woman who has tested HIV-positive, a social stigma she keeps a secret from everyone around. Being the brave woman she is, Asmaa fights for her life while raising her daughter on her own after her husband’s death.
Cast
Hend Sabry, Maged El Kedwany, Hany Adel, Ahmad Kamal
Festivals and Awards
Abu Dhabi International Film Festival (New Horizons)
Best Arab Director Award to Amr Salama
Best Actor Award to Maged El Kedwany

Oran International Arabic Film Festival
Certificate of Appreciation

Muscat International Film Festival
Critics Award for Best Arab Film

Peace Film Festival in Hollywood

Best Director Award
Best Actress Award to Hend Sabry
Best Actor Award to Maged El Kedwany


Geneva Oriental Film Festival
Golden Prize
Mons International Festival of Love Films
Women's Cinema award


Fribourg International Film Festival
Audience Award


International Tamil Film Festival Berlin
Best Film Award

Egyptian Film Association Festival
Best Actress Award to Hend Sabry
Best Screenplay Award to Amr Salama
Best Cinematography Award to DOP Ahmed Gabr
Special Award from the Members of the Association
Special Award for the Best and Second Best Films
Special Director Award to Amr Salama


Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival
Best Film Award
Best Actress Award
Best Screenplay Award
Certificate of Appreciation to Maged El Kedwany and DOP Ahmed Gabr


BFI London International Film Festival
Palm Springs Festival in California