I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face

Belgium Egypt France Qatar
15 min.


Director | Sameh Alaa
Script | Sameh Alaa
Director of photography | Giorgos Valsamis
| Yasser Azmy
Sound | Moataz Al Qammari
Producers | Muhammad Taymour, Mark Lotfy
Production company | Fig Leaf Studios


After being separated for 82 days, Adam travels down a rough road to be reunited with the one he loves, whatever it takes.


About the director:

Sameh (Cairo, Egypt) finished his MA in filmmaking at EICAR Film School, Paris. His first short film FIFTEEN premiered at TIFF ‘17 and won several awards around the world. His recent film, I AM AFRAID TO FORGET YOUR FACE, is the first Egyptian film in 50 years to be selected for the Official Short Film Competition at Cannes Film Festival. Sameh is currently developing his debut feature film.