Director: Mohamed Siam
Company: Film Festival
Since she was 14, Amal has joined the protesters at Tahir Square. As she is coming of age and the country’s situation of flux and disorder, frustration and gendered oppression remains unchanged, she is trying to figure who and how to be.
Mohamed Siam is an acclaimed Egyptian director, producer and cinematographer. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts Sciences and a recipient of grants from prestigious institutions including Sundance. Amal – his third film as a director – opened the 2017 edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).