2020 Egypt FICTION 23 '

Halima, a Sudanese henna painter goes to Basma's, a young Egyptian bride to prepare her for her wedding: under the eyes of her daughter Ward, the encounter between the two women grows from complicity to suddenly unveiled tensions.


Morad is an Egyptian Director, born in 1988 in Cairo. He studied Film directing in Cinema Palace in 2008 and other filmmaking workshops. He works in the filmmaking industry since 2010 as an assistant director with several directors as Mohamed Diab, Hala Khalil in Nawara, and Sherif Elbendary in Ali the Goat and Ibrahim, he directed his first short film Ward’s Henna Party in 2019, which had its world premiere at Clermont Ferrand 2020.