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Film Clinic Distributes Moroccan Sundance Breakout Film Animalia

Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy will distribute Animalia across the region following its success at Sundance Film Festival 2023.

Farah Desouky

Film Clinic Distributes Moroccan Sundance Breakout Film Animalia

Animalia’ - an acclaimed sci-fi film by French-Moroccan director Sofia Alaoui that found critical success at Sundance Film Festival 2023 - has been picked up for distribution in the Middle East and North Africa by Egyptian production house Film Clinic, spearheaded by producer Mohamed Hefzy.

The film follows the story of a pregnant Moroccan woman who gets caught up in an alien invasion. The film won the Jury Award for Creative Vision, having been praised for its fresh perspective on the sci-fi genre and the way it shone a light on cultural and social themes that are especially pertinent to women across the region.

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