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
Carthage Film Festival - Tanit d'Or
Sheffield International Documentary Festival
Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival