JCC 2022



Amir El-Shenawy - Egypte


A story about one of the last few fishermen in Lake Qarun in Fayoum, Egypt. The lake, which has always been a key source for fishing, deteriorated significantly over the last two decades; making young fishermen leave to coastal cities, while old fishermen are living in nostalgia for the good old days.

Film details

Type : short documentaries
Duration : 9 min
Year of production : 2023
Country : Egypte
Screenwriter : Amir El-Shenawy
Cinematography : Mosaab Mahmoud
Editor : Badr Dahi
Director : Amir El-Shenawy

Amir El-Shenawy

Amir El-Shenawy is an Egyptian director and producer. His feature documentary debut, Kilo 64, had its world premiere at Cairo International Film Festival in 2018. His short documentary ‘EDRIS’ received the jury’s Special Mention at Carthage Film Festival in 2022.