Competition Programme

THE AFTERMATH OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE PUBLIC TOILET AT KILOMETER 375

Egypt | 2014

Omar El Zohairy

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Director:
Omar El Zohairy

Screenplay:
Sherif Nagiub

Director of photography:
Mahmoud Youssef

Film Editing:
Hisham Saqr

Film School:
High Cinema institute – Egypt

Producer:
Omar El Zohairy

Cast:
Samy Sayed

Duration:
18′

 

 

Synopsis

Fear is an instinct lying under the skin. But what if it mutates?

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Director's Biography

Omar El Zohairy

Born in Cairo in 1988. He studied film directing at the High Institute of Cinema in Cairo. During his studies, he worked as an assistant for Yosry Nasrallah and Ahmed Abdallah, among many other prominent film directors of Egypt. His first short feature film Breathe Out premiered at the 8th Dubai Film Festival and won the Jury Special Mention Prize at Muhr Arab Short Competition. Breathe Out competed at the 34th Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival – Cinemed. His second short, The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375, was selected by the Cannes Film Festival’s Cinéfondation 2014. It was the 1st Egyptian film to be selected in this competition.