80' • Switzerland • 2019
FIANCÉES follows the path of three women towards marriage. While capturing this turning point, the film draws a portrait of Cairo’s modern society, in which today's generation must face the pressure of unshakable tradition and their own desire for greater freedom.
Director's Bio: Born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1990, Julia studied cinema at ECAL, Lausanne’s renowned art school. Her diploma film Jour J was screened in many international festivals, amongst which Clermont- Ferrand International Short Film Festival. She then directed À la Maison, a short documentary in 2015. Fiancées is her first feature documentary.