Egyptian movie “Youm lel Setat” (A Day For Women) has won the Best Feature Movie Award at the 37th Verona International Film Festival.
‘A Day for Women’ was screened at the 11th edition of the Gli Occhi dell’Africa in Pordenone, Italy, on November 14 and was included in a program dedicated to presenting the best African movies to Italian audiences.
The film that has won four awards at six international film festivals last October participated in the 31st African Film Festival in Italy, which was held from November 3 to 12.
The movie which was written by Hanaa Attia and directed by Kamla Abou Zekri features stars like Elham Shaheen, Nelly Karim, Ahmed al-Fishawy, Mahmoud Hemeida, Eyad Nassar, Nahed al-Sebaie, Hala Sedky, Ahmed Dawoud and follows the lives of three women: Azza, Shaimaa and Laila who live in underprivileged Egyptian districts and have to struggle against societal prejudice.
“Youm lel Setat” had previously won the Best Film Award at the 20th Khouribga African Film Festival in Morocco.