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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

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.