Mohamed Diab


An Egyptian activist, screenwriter and director mainly focusing on burning issues in Egyptian society. His debut film Cairo 678 is among the most award-winning contemporary Egyptian films. His second film, Clash (ZFF 2016 – Golden Pram for Best Film), premiered at Cannes. He is currently directing Marvel’s upcoming mini-series Moon Knight, starring Oscar Isaac.


Films by this director


(Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Saudijska Arabija, 2021)

Directed by: Mohamed Diab

Conceived with the smuggled sperm of her father Nawar who is in prison, Palestinian teenager Amira enjoys the status of a hero’s daughter. Although their time together consists of brief prison visits, Amira is very attached to her father. But her parents’ attempt to conceive another child fails, revealing that Nawar is sterile. Egyptian activist and director Mohamed Diab (Clash – ZFF 2016, Golden Pram) returns with a layered drama about the divisions, xenophobia and nature...

color, 98'
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