Discusses the issue of children of sperm.. Jordan chooses the movie “Princess” to represent it in the Oscars

After winning a number of international and Arab awards, the film “Princess” was able to get the votes of the Oscar-nominated film selection committee to represent Jordan as the best non-English language film in the 94th session, whose awards will be announced in March 2022, which was announced by the director of the film Mohamed Diab on his Facebook page.

Diab wrote, “A nice irony is that the director and writers are Egyptians for a Palestinian film and a third country chooses it to represent it at the Oscars, and the second news is that the film won the grand prize at the Medfilm Festival in Italy. Congratulations to all the filmmakers in the 3 countries, and may God always unite us as Arabs.”

Arabic co-production

The film – directed by the Egyptian Mohamed Diab and filmed entirely in Jordan – is a co-production of a number of Arab producers, including producer Mohamed Hefzy, media figure Mona Abdel Wahab, preacher Moez Masoud from Egypt, Palestinian director Hani Abu Assad, and Youssef Al-Taher, and it received support from the Royal Commission of Jordan And starring Jordanian Saba Mubarak, Palestinian actor Ali Suleiman, Tara Aboud, Qais Nashef and Walid Zuaiter.

The case of children of sperm

The movie “Princess” was able to bring the Palestinian cause back to the fore once again through a shocking and daring treatment; The script – written by the brothers Muhammad, Khaled and Sherine Diab from Egypt, about the issue of sperm children that emerged in 2012, when a number of Palestinian detainees in the occupation prisons decided to smuggle sperm in order to have a number of children, whom they called “children of freedom.”

International and Arab echo

The selection of the film to represent Jordan in the Oscars came days after receiving a special mention from the Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia, and its participation in the Palestine Days Festival, in addition to the announcement of the film’s participation in the Global Choices section of the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia.

The film was shown for the first time in the Arab world at the fifth edition of the El Gouna Film Festival, and it was screened for the first time globally at the Venice Festival and won 3 awards, and it continued to win more awards, including the Lanterna Magica Award granted by the National Social and Cultural Association of Chinicirculi for Youth, and the Enrico Fulcinoni Award Granted by the International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Media in cooperation with UNESCO, and the Interfilm Prize for Promoting Interfaith Dialogue.

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