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I Am Afraid To Forget Your Face

Spring Grants 2019 - Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Sameh Morsy / Short Narrative / Egypt, France, Qatar / 15 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Coming of age, Social Issues, Youth

Synopsis

After being separated for 2 months, Adam travels down a rough road to be reunited, whatever it takes.

Credits

Director
Sameh Morsy
Screenwriter
Sameh Morsy, Script advisor: Mohamed Fawzy
Producer
Muhamed Taymour

About the Director

Sameh is an Egyptian filmmaker based in Cairo & Brussels. He has a bachelor’s degree in German Literature. He also worked as an AD on various commercials and feature films before moving to Europe. In 2012, Sameh moved to Prague, the Czech Republic to study Directing at FAMU where he earned his diploma in one year. He later went on to do his Master’s Degree in EICAR Film School in Paris. His last short film ‘Fifteen’ premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2017, and several other festivals around the world.

Production Company Profile

Fig Leaf Studios is a full service, professional production company based in Alexandria since 2005 that produces award-winning and officially selected feature films, short films, documentaries and visual art. Their work features at prominent film festivals such as Venice, Berlin, Dubai, London, Karlovy Vary and Sao Paolo, with projects including 'Dream Away' (2018), 'I Have a Picture' (2017), 'The Visit' (2016) and 'Mice Room' (2013) among others.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

"Festival de Cannes 2020, Official Short Films Competition (WP)
El Gouna FF 2020"

Awards

Short Film Palme D'Or

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Sameh Morsy

    Email: 
    samehelrayani00@gmail.com

  • Main Contact

    Muhamed Taymour

    Company: 
    Figleaf
    Email: 
    m.taymour@hotmail.com

  • Main Contact

    Muhammad Taymour

    Company: 
    Fig Leaf Studios
    Email: 
    m.taymour@hotmail.com

  • Production Company

    Fig Leaf Studios

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