Gripping storylines, cliff-hangers, tales of romance and suspense, here’s a list of stories to watch this weekend that you won’t find anywhere else except on OSN. From short stories to web series, we promise you that you will be hooked.
Hazer Tagwl (Curfew)
The Egyptian feature stars Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, and Elham Shahin who won the Best Actress Award for her role in the movie. The film is also written and directed by one of Arab cinema’s most illustrious director, Amir Ramses.
The movie tells the dramatic story of Fatin, recently released from prison, and what ensues as she is forced to spend the evening with her daughter Layla who is determined to find out Fatin’s secrets around her arrest.
Aman Ziyada KA Extra Safe
The 28-year-old Noha goes to the pharmacy to buy contraception products when her mother shows up and turns the situation and her life upside-down.
Al Ahad Saa’ khamsa (AKA Sunday at Five)
Nominated for Best Short Film in Arab Film Festival (AFF) 2020 and the Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival 2019 the film tells the story of Hadeel, the film tells the tale of a truly selfish character who will stop at nothing to get what she wants and leads a trail of destruction in her wake.
Henet Ward (AKA Ward’s Henna Party)
With 6 award wins and 16 nominations, “Halima” is the tale of a Sudanese henna artist who lives in Egypt. The story follows her as she travels to Giza to prepare a bride for her wedding day and begins a journey of discovery.
Al Naheit fil Zaman (AKA Sculpting in time – Nagy Shaker)
The film tells the true story of the famed Egyptian artist, Nagy Shaker – a celebrated puppet-maker, production and costume designer, and filmmaker who worked in the cinema and art field for over fifty years.
Al Ikhtiyar Season 2 AKA The Choice / Babil
Irfan can work with numbers and logic … what he can’t work out is human weaknesses. The series follows his character’s struggle to live with the dark deed he committed to save his son’s life.
Al Fadeiha (AKA The Scandalous Anna)
The Russian historical drama takes place in 1904 during the Russo-Japanese War and is based on the legendary literary class novel “On the Japanese War” by one of the world’s greatest writers, Leo Tolstoy.
(Contributed by Nikhita H.)