A Helping Hend-out: Hend Sabry’s donating her film fee to Syrian refugees

Published September 10th, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Tunisian actress Hend Sabry has announced that she will donate her earnings from her newest film, "Al-Babbagha" (The Parrot), to Syrian refugees.
 
"Al-Babbagha" is a German-Jordanian collaboration directed by Amgad al-Rashed and Dareen Salam. It tells the story of the Jewish Mezrahi family. They lived in Morocco in 1948, before moving to Haifa, Palestine, and settling there.
 
Sabry mentioned that shooting will begin on Saturday and take about a week to wrap up.
 
The actress has collaborated in making three short films with other young directors, namely Sabah al-Fol, Nahar w Leil and Masaa fi Joweileia.
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm
 
Hend Sabry a renowned actress in the Arab world , chooses to talk about the hardships that her mother and her generation had to go through in their youth. A tribute to the generation of women who had to work with so little to secure us more rights and benefits.
 


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