Damascus, SANA_ The two short-films “Joury” and al-Habel al-Serri “umbilical cord “, produced by the General Organization for Cinema, won the Grand Prize and the Best Scenario Award in the second edition of Casablanca Film Festival.
The film Joury, directed by Yazan Najdat Anzour, won the Grand Prize. It deals with suffering of the child Joury after she lost her family in a devastated city in time of war.
The “umbilical cord” film, written by Rami Kousa and directed by Laith Hijjou, won the Best Scenario Award.
198 long and short feature films from 19 Arab countries participate in Casablanca Arab Film Festival.