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After her husband is sent to prison following a mistake at work, Hala is left alone to deal with depression and suicidal thoughts while caring for her young baby.

UK Premiere. Winner of the Feature Drama Award at SMHAF 2020
Hisham Saqr, Egypt, 2019, Arabic with English subtitles, 95m

Co-presented with Africa in Motion

Content notes: suicide attempt, postnatal depression

After her husband is sent to prison following a mistake at work, Hala is left alone to deal with depression and suicidal thoughts while caring for her young baby. The debut film by Egyptian director Hisham Saqr, this sensitive and complex drama sees is about finding inner strength while living with mental illness, in a society that offers little support to women experiencing depression.

Watch Certified Mail at INDY On Demand. Screening 17-23 May for UK audiences.

Join us for a Zoom Q&A featuring director Hisham Saqr and Safia Yassine from Fife Migrants Forum, hosted by film curator Myriam Mouflih, on Fri 21 May at 5pm. Register here.

Screening at INDY On Demand ONLINE

Mon 17th - Sun 23rd May
UK Audiences

Tickets: Pay What You Can (FREE, £2, £4, £6)

SMHAF Film Pass: £15 / £10

Book & WatchINDY On Demand

Accessibility: English subtitles

Zoom ONLINE

Director Q&A

Fri 21st May
5PM - 6PM

Tickets: FREE

Book: Eventbrite

Accessibility: Live captioning will be provided for the discussion. If you have any further access requirements, please email Emily at [email protected].