Akoon is a video directed by Zeina Aref, is an hommage to “Egyptian women and our expressive
journeys towards reclaiming the spaces we rightfully deserve” as she beautifully puts it. I was given
the chance to take stills for this empowering piece. 

The video was premiered on Nowness Picks

Director: Zeina Aref, Choreographer: Karima Mansour, Cinematography: Ahmed Tarek Bayoumi, Art Direction: Zeina Aref - Youssef Elsayed, Starring: Karima Mansour - Nermin Habib - Mariam Ramy - Mariam Abdallah - Fatma El Zahraa - Mai Yackout - Monica Abadir, Steadicam Operator: Hani Talat, 1st AC: Osama Cornawy, Edit: Mohammed Amir, Colorist: Ahmed El Gendy, Styling: Ahmed Sorour, Sound Design & Music Production: Ramez Naguib, Spoken word: Chérine M. Abulwafa, Narration: Aya Gaafar, Post-production: Lzrd, Co-production: Cairo Contemporary Dance Center, Photography: Najla Said