Award-winning filmmaker Sherif El Bendary introduces audiences to an Egyptian family that comes together over food and television.
Sherif El Bendary (b. 1978, Cairo, Egypt) graduated from the applied arts college and the directing department at the Higher Cinema Institute in 2007. His film 6 Girls (2005) won best documentary at the Goethe Student Film Festival (2006, Cairo), and the grand prize at the Image Festival (2006, Cairo). Rise & Shine (2006) received awards and international recognition at festivals in Egypt and the Netherlands and screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.