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30 January 2020

Cascade Festival of African Films 2020: "The Shadow of Cairo" by Tara Shehata (Egypt)

Cascade Festival of African Films 2020
The Shadow of Cairo by Tara Shehata
(Egypt) 2018, 15 min
Featuring Women Filmmakers Week


Synopsis
Maya, a 14-year-old Egyptian girl, sets out to become a superhero vigilante to avenge her mother's death.

Bio
Tara Shehata is an Egyptian filmmaker, based in Cairo and in London. In addition to directing independent films, she works professionally as an Assistant Director and Script Supervisor on feature film sets.

(Source: Women in Media)

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