Egyptian film Factory Girl in Swedish theaters from April 24!
The Factory Girl was Egypt's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars). Image: The Cairo Post
The Egyptian movie “Factory Girl” will be shown in Swedish cinemas on April 24, with director Mohamed Khan and actress Yasmine Rais attending the debut in “Rio” cinema in the capital Stockholm.
The event is organized by the Malmo Arab Film Festival.
Factory Girl was selected as the Egyptian entry for best foreign film in the 2015 Oscar ceremony, though it was not nominated. It was shown for the first time at the Dubai International Film Festival in 2013, where it won the best film and best actress awards.
Rais also won the best actress award at the fourth session of the Malmo Arab Film Festival, and Egyptian National Film Festival, the Egyptian Film Society Festival, the Silk Road Film Festival and the International Oriental Film Festival.
The film, which has won 15 awards, is written by Wesam Suleiman and co-starred by Hany Adel.