Rafaat einy ll sama The Brink of Dreams / Les Filles du Nil

by Nada Riyadh & Ayman El Amir

2024 Selection

Egypt / France / Denmark / Qatar / Saudi Arabia 2024 1h42 VO Arabic

World premiere Competition Feature Film

In a remote village in southern Egypt, a group of girls rebel by forming an all-female street theater troupe. They dream of becoming actresses, dancers and singers, challenging their families and villagers with their unexpected performances. Shot over four years, The Brink of Dreams follows them from childhood to womanhood, facing the most crucial choices of their lives.