“Amina” film gets Best Director Award at Meknes Int’l Arab Film Festival, Morocco

Damascus, SANA_ The long feature film “Amina ”, directed by Ayman Zeidan, won the Best Director Award at Meknes International Arab Film Festival which concluded activities in Morocco Thursday.

The film raises the issue of the Syrian women’s struggle and the hardships and deep suffering they faced during wartime.

The film, which was written by the director in collaboration with Samah al-Qattal,  tells the story of the patient mother “Amina”, who is facing a lot of trouble and hardships because of the circumstances of her son, who is unable to move and speak due to the injuries caused by war, and the death of her husband. She found herself alone in facing many challenges to protect her injured son, her family and her livelihood.

The two-hour film is a kind of emotional revelation mixed with a lot of pain, sadness, sacrifice, patience, hope and reflection of human relations.

The film stars are Nadine Khoury (in the role of mother “Amina”), Lina Hourana, Kassem Mellouh, Joud Sa’id, Hazem Zeidan, Lama Baddour, and a number of Syrian artists.

Earlier, “Amina” got the certificate of Peace of the 37th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) in Iran .

Gh.A.Hassoun

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