About Separation

by Kawthar Younis

High Cinema Institute, Egypt


Two young women bid each other farewell in a climate of political unrest. Cigarettes, cats, intimacy and the bigger picture through ' the smaller but heartbreakingly definite goodbye.

Director's biography

An Egyptian director, born in 1993. A student at the Higher Institute of Cinema in Egypt. Her short film Everyday Story won first prize in the Civic Engagement Competition organized by the American University in Cairo.


Director: Kawthar Younis

Cinematography: Robert Maly

Editing: Sandro Canaan


Running time: 10'

Film type: Fiction

Country: Egypt

Completion date: March, 2020