Morad, an Egyptian filmmaker, was born in Cairo. He has worked as an assistant director in several independent films; he collaborated as an executive director on the feature film "Souad" - official selection at the Cannes Film Festival 2020 and at the Berlinale. He wrote and directed two short films "Henet Ward" and "What we don't know about Mariam"; both had their world premiere in Clermont-Ferrand and were selected in other major festivals (BFI London - Palm Springs - Busan - Thessaloniki - Stockholm - Karlovy Vary - FIFF Namur - Cinemed Montpellier - Shanghai - Durban - EL Gouna - Cairo) and won more than 30 international awards.

Aisha Can't Fly Away Anymore

Aisha, a Somali caregiver living in Egypt, is lost between her dreams and reality when routine, the pressure of a dreary job and a loveless relationship lead her to a dead end.


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