Short Films



Zakaria is an adaptation of the last book “Dreams” by the Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz made as a tribute in the 100 years anniversary of Mahfouz’s birthday. A special treatment of a complex book described as a mixture of the great novelist’s hallucinations and dreams as he layed in his hospital bed facing his fear of death and questioning his life and the choices he made. The director inserted his life, facing his own fears in this film through adapting three of Mahfouz’s dreams.


Director : Emad Maher
D.O.P : Islam Kamal
assistant director : Mohamad El-Hadidi
2nd assistant director: Ahmad El-Shazly
camera man : Ahmad Ismail
sound recording/mixing: Samir Nabil
Music : Samir Nabil
Editor : Mayye Zaied - Perry Motaz
director of production : Mina Tallat
assistant production : Ahmad Zayan
Make up\Stylist : Nadet Adel
Color Correction : Salma El-Dardiry
producers : Bib Alex – Fig leaf Studios
The song : " Ya Araffa" by Hamza Alaa El Dine


Sameh Nabil : Zakaria
Cherif el Desouky : The Tailor
Hanan el Henawy : the mother
Mohamad Ramzy : the Doctor
Maysoon El Masry: the teacher


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