CAIRO - 7 July 2019: The Egyptian movie “Balash Tebosny” (Kiss Me Not) will be screened at Darb 1718 on July 14.
tHE movie was screened at the cinemas of Morocco's Tangier on September 5, 2018.
“Balash Tebosny” was screened at vox cinemas in Dubai on July 12 for one week. The movie was screened for the first time in Egyptian cinemas on February 28.
The film revolves around a director, Tamer, who struggles to deal with an actress who refuses to partake in a kissing scene and quits the whole film industry after she decides to wear a veil (hijab).
The film stars Yasmine Raies, award-winning director Khairy Beshara, Sawsan Badr and honorary cameos from late renowned director Mohammed Khan. “Balash Tebosny” is directed by Egyptian-American writer and director Ahmed Amer.
The movie’s first screening was at the Dubai International Film Festival in December 2017. Raies is a previous winner of the outstanding performance award in the festival’s 2013 edition for her leading role in Mohamed Khan’s “Factory Girl”, which was a milestone in her career.
Raies made her name through films such as “X-Large”, “Wahed Saheh” (A Whole One), “Taraf Talet” (Third Side) and “Al-Maslaha” (The Benefit).