Creative Documentary 42 min | 2015
The film is co-directed by Marouan Omara & Nadia Mounier in collaboration with filmmaker Islam Kamal.
The Visit is an experimental visual journey in one of the very first nations find agriculture the seed of it's civilisation.The Film tackled a TV crew during their trip making an ordinary television reportage, In one of a very limited opportunities to see what happens behind a TV camera in Egypt.
An International nongovernmental organization in Egypt commissioned director Marouan Omara to film a documentary about the development of agriculture and irrigation system in Egypt, with the focus over the role of women in the Egyptian farm life. The film was rejected for "it's style that does not meet the media-habits of Egyptians in rural areas" said by the film commissioner. The Visit tries to explore and deconstruct the mass media role in a society, where media had become the main tool of creating and reshaping the public opinion.
- Jihlava IDFF, Czech Republic, 2015
- Gottingen Ethnographic Film Festival, Germany, 2016
- CinemAfrica, Sweeden
- Luxor African Film Festival
- Goethe Film Week - Kario,
- Rencontres de L'image film week at the French Cultural Centre, Cairo, Egypt.