Henet ward (2020)

  • Short
  • 22min

Halima, a Sudanese henna artist, is called on to assist a young Egyptian bride with her wedding preparations. The day does not go strictly to plan for Halima and her seven-year-old daughter Ward, and the encounter between the two women changes from complicity to rapidly unveiled tensions. A Sudanese henna painter goes to Basma’s, a young Egyptian bride, to prepare her for her wedding: under the eyes of her daughter Ward, the encounter between the two women grows from complicity to suddenly unveiled tensions.


Morad Mostafa


Arabic, English Subtitles