release date May 25 2022
FROM MEIR, TO MEIR Screens at Festival du Cinéma Africain de Khouribga (FCAK) in Morocco
FROM MEIR, TO MEIR, by director Maggie Morgan, shall screen at the 22nd Festival du Cinéma Africain de Khouribga (FCAK) in Morocco (May 28th - June 4th). The film recently landed its world premiere at Aswan International Women Film Festival, where it also won the NUT Award for Best Egyptian Film Supporting Women’s Work.
The director visits Meir, the village where her grandparents were born and the place they left but never forgot. When she visits Meir, now, she finds it a place where most of the inhabitants want to leave. 
Directed by Maggie Morgan, the film stars Nasser Loza, Shahira Loza, Romany Abdeltawab, and Samir El Qommos. It is produced by The Pianola, and features Zaki Aref, and Shady Fikry as DoPs, with music by Muller Hany. MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution.
Maggie Morgan is a filmmaker, a scriptwriter, and an adjunct professor at the American University in Cairo (AUC). She began her career with films, documentaries and shorts, including THE PICTURE (2002), which was shown on several Arab TV channels, RAYHEEN ALA FEEN (WHERE ARE WE GOING) (2007), ASHAN FARIDA (FOR FARIDA) (2012). In addition to that, she created a video on “Regala Sanad” (Supportive Men) campaign, which pulled in 2m viewers on Facebook in 2018. 
Morgan made her feature-length directorial debut ASHAM in 2013. Starred by Amina Khalil and Aly Kassem, the film received awards for Best Director and Best Editor at Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden, the Special Jury Mention at the Festival International des Films D’Orient in Geneva, among others.
Her most recent documentary FROM MEIR, TO MEIR (2021) world premiered at Aswan International Women Film Festival and gained awards and wide acclaim when screened. Currently, she is working on her latest film LEILA AND I, which received two awards for development at Cairo Film Connection in 2019.