Color Blind

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    Color Blind

    Directed by

    Egypt, United Kingdom

    2019

    11 min

    • Arabic

    Drama

    COLOR BLIND depicts an encounter between two Egyptians in a Victorian cemetery in Bristol. He is a husband and father who is working abroad to support his family, while she is on a two-week vacation that turned into two months. As they begin to learn more about one another, they discover that even though they come from the same country, they have almost nothing in common. The film examines gender and class through the perspectives of its two protagonists.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Asser Yassin
    Laila Samy
    Screenplay
    Menna Ekram
    Cinematography
    Jamie Harding
    Editing
    Mohamed El Saadany
    Music
    Ahmad El Sawy
    Production
    MENNA EKRAM
    Menna Ekram

    Menna Ekram

    Egypt

    Menna graduated from the Faculty of Mass Communication - Cairo University. She hold a Professional Diploma in Film Subtitling from The American University in Cairo and has an MFA in Cinematic Arts from The Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts affiliated from University of South California Film School. She majored in Screenwriting and Editing. Currently she is a Chevening scholar studying Film Directing in the UK.
    She worked as a journalist, TV producer, and Freelance writer in short fictions, documentaries, and TV series. In addition she has experience in working in the fields of Advertising, Marketing and Training.
    She wrote more than 7 short fiction films and currently has three feature scripts written. Her latest film, COLOR BLIND (2019), premiered at the El Gouna Film Festival.