Programme 4

Osha's Gift (2016)
Director: Hind Abdullah
United Arab Emirates
Documentary | 8 min
Arabic with English subtitles

Ashwaq Abdullah is a successful Emirati artist who discovers a new sense of what art means by attending an art therapy session and befriending Osha, a very special girl.

My Name Is Nour (2018)
Director: Haisam Abdelhamed
Documentary ǀ14 min
Arabic with English subtitles

Born with Down syndrome, Nour rebels against the way society looks at her and becomes a heroine.

New Year's Eve (2016)
Director: Salah Elgazzar
Narrative | 11 min
Arabic with English subtitles

Two children selling packages of tissues at traffic lights in Cairo dream of spending New Year’s Eve in a theme park as other children do. In order to enter the park, they need to sell enough tissues to buy new shoes.

Will they make it?
Baitna Cheshire (2017)
Director: Muzamil Elrayah
Documentary | 82 min
Arabic with English subtitles

This documentary highlights the unique work of the Khartoum Cheshire Home, a comprehensive facility for the care and treatment of disabled children. The centre has a musical ensemble for young people who receive treatment at the facility and participate in the educational programme.

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