The Bride of the Nile

Directed by Edouard Mills-Affif
Written by Edouard Mills-Affif and Sherif El Ramly
Produced by Temps noir (Nadège Hasson)

Broadcasters: France Télévisions, LCP – Assemblée nationale, TV 2M Maroc
Support: Procirep Angoa, CNC

International sales: Ruth Diskin Films

63’ – 2015

A recluse village by the Nile Delta, in a traditional Egyptian family. A drama of tragic proportions is being played. Like millions of young girls throughout the world, Heba must marry a man that she hasn’t chosen… This sentimental drama will slowly turn into a tragic family crisis, with secrets, intrigues, renouncement and lies.

Other selections in festivals
Ashdod Festival 2017 (Israel)
VII International Festival of Visual Anthropology “Mediating Camera” 2017 (Moscow, Russia)
Doc Edge Film Festival 2017 (New Zealand)
RAI Film festival – Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival 2017 (Bristol, UK)
FIGRA – Festival international du grand reportage d’actualité 2016 (Le Touquet, France)
FIDADOC – Festival international de documentaire à Agadir 2016 (Agadir, Morocco)
RIDM – Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal 2015 (Montréal, Canada)

Best Documentary – Arab Film Festival 2016
(San Francisco, USA)
Best Director Award – Sol E Luna Film Festival 2016 (Palerme, Italie)
Special mention of the Jury – Ahmed Attia Award – Medimed Docs Market 2015 (Sitges, Spain)