Asmaa film won two awards
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Asmaa tackles HIV stigma in Egypt

Egyptian director Amr Salama's latest film Asmaa stirred up a lot of hype before it opened in Egyptian film theatres last week.

Based on a true story the film is about the life of an HIV patient in Egypt, Asmaa who was denied medical treatment when her disease was discovered.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Heba Abdelbaqqi

  • 03 Jan 2012