FILMS IN COMPETITION
THE CIRCLE By MOHAMED EL-GOHARY

EGYPT - 2020
Duration : 12:49

A day in the life of an employee working in a private company, suffering from the hostile work environment, which puts him in a dilemma; should he be as cruel as everyone or stay the same.


Director’s biography


MOHAMED EL-GOHARY

Mohamed ELGohary is an Egyptian director who graduated from Faculty of Engineering and worked as an engineer for five years. Developing a passion for filmmaking after attending a directing workshop, ELGohary gave up his engineering career and started making fiilms. He produced and directed his first short film, The Circle (2019). ELGohary worked as an assistant director on the Egyptian TV Drama Aho Da Elly Saar (2019) and Al Shareka Al Almania Le Mokafahat El Khawareq (2020). The Circle marks his debut feature and his first foray into film production.