Henet Ward (2019) by Morad Mostafa

Ward's Henna Party

5 September, 14:00 – 15:25h | Henet Ward is part of the Short Film Programme, in which you can enjoy other six short films. Get your tickets right here!

Location: LAB111, Amsterdam, Netherlands | Click HERE for more info

Film director: Morad Mostafa | Year: 2019 | Runtime: 18 min Genre: Drama | Subtitle(s): English | Language(s): Arabic

Synopsis: Halima, a Sudanese henna painter living in Egypt, goes to one of Giza’s local areas to prepare a bride for her wedding. Her 7-year-old daughter Ward accompanies her and starts to wander around the house until her mother faces backlash from the bride and her family.

Credits & Specifications

  • Director: Morad Mostafa
  • Writer: Morad Mostafa
  • Producer: Sherif Fathy
  • Actors: Ward “Rose”, Halima, Amal Salah, Marina Victor, Hagar Mahmoud
  • Project Type: Fiction, Short film
  • Themes: drama, women, children, refugees, African, Arab, Social, Human Rights
  • Runtime: 18 minutes 12 seconds
  • Year of completion: 2019
  • Country of Origin: Egypt
  • Country of Filming: Egypt
  • Language: Arabic
  • Distribution information: Salaud Morisset – Short Films Production & Distribution, Egypt