Wahaed Hamid omitted his honor in Washington and his son is on his behalf
Written by Mona Al-Moji:
The American Association for Foreign Media (AAM), author and great producer Wahid Hamid and his son, Marwan Hamed, praised the sixth annual dinner in Washington dedicated to honoring individuals whose work reveals a strong commitment to global values and those who appreciate the power of the media to provide information, inspiration and positive impact on society. In addition to Al Hamed, AAM has acclaimed Saudi director Haifu Al Mansour.
"I can not describe my luck with this award thanks to the American Association of Foreign Media and all who are responsible for it," said Wahid Hamed. "This honor deserves the names of many of our collaborators in a long and demanding way.
"It is a special tribute to me because it is a sign that what we are doing here in the Arab world has the external impact and resonance that has come to America and they also appreciate it," said Marwan, In this honor, especially because it coincides with the honor of the author's parents and great producer Wahid Hamid, who believes he will receive a prize at his cost. "
AAM honors Hamed as their career path gives the Americans a brief example of the history of the entertainment industry in Egypt, the role of industry as a catalyst for dialogue in the community, its sustainable equipment in the Arab world, and the ability to reach out to the taboo and highlight voices seeking positive change.
"We offer this night offer as an appreciation of the extraordinary contributions and efforts of the honors and their great influence in society in the Arab world." The narrative and documentary films they present illuminate the mind, create a better example for others and give them better insight, "said Aaron Lovell, founder and President of the American Society for Foreign Media. They lead everyone to a tolerant, balanced and peaceful world. "
More than 350 influential decision makers and diplomats attended the ceremony, co-chairs of which were Aaron Paul, General Michael Hayden, Frank Mankozo, former Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Paramount Pictures, former Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, and President of the Charles Rifkin . Representatives of AAM from the Arab world are writer and producer Yabel McDonald, producer and producer Jessica Mecklenberg and Egyptian star Nelly Karim.
Wahid Hamed, an Egyptian author who introduced more than 100 dramatic works of cinema, television, radio and theater, has seen an unprecedented position in the Arab world by working through all of the dramaturgy tools available from the 1970s to the present. They both work with generations of directors, top stars and new talents. The importance of Wahid Hamed's work is not only reflected through the income statement and how much he got from the screenplay, but also in the battles his films made with the censorship, the most famous of which is the film "Innocent". But there are other films in this list, such as "Ghoul and the Birds of Darkness, Sleep in Honey" and the "Community" series.
Marwan Hamed is a director with a 20-year career and includes more than 300 commercials, along with television shows and video clips. His films include "Yacoubian Building", "Ibrahim Al Abyad", "Blue Elephant", "Aboriginal" and "Diamond Dust".
Among the former winners are director Katharine Bigelow, director Phillip Greggras, captain Nor Phillips, Noura Al Kaabi, twofour54 general manager Abu Dhabi, princess Reem Ali, founder of the Jordan Media Institute, Tunisian actress Hend Sabri, Saudi comedian Nasser Al-Qasabi and journalist writer Turki Al-Dakhil.
The AAM Foundation supports global narration through the power of entertainment. AAM aims to bring together the best talents in Hollywood and the creative community in the Middle East to strengthen the new generation of narrators in the region to create innovative content that promotes positive changes and shared global values.