My Mother & I

Cannes Docs

My Mother & I

Original title: أنا و أمي

Directed by: Dilpak Majeed

Produced by: Marwa Tammam (Patchwork, Egypt)

Country of production: Egypt, Iraq, Qatar

Runtime: 90'

Expected release: December, 2025

Production stage: In Production

Budget: $215 000 (35% in place)

1st feature: Yes

Looking for: Co-producers, Gap financing, Sales agents, Distributors, Buyers, Strategic guidance


A woman in her seventies lives in solitude since childhood, accompanied by her mother and her sheep, with whom she shares an exceptional bond. With her mother’s death, she has to face the outside world and embarks on a journey of self-discovery amidst the challenges of loss and the pursuit of a new beginning.




Director’s profile:

Dilpak Majeed was born in Duhok, Iraq in 1994. She completed her studies at the University of Duhok in the Department of Chemistry. Dilpak has experience working as a journalist, director, camera operator, and editor on over ten reports and features created for television and websites. She has also collaborated with journalism websites focusing on Yazidi cases and life. Additionally, Dilpak has worked on costume design for two feature films and a TV series, and has participated in various filmmaking workshops. She is the Writer and Director of the short film « , and she also the head of International Marketing for the Kurdistan Film Commission.




Producer’s profile:

Marwa Tammam, an Egyptian Producer and Director, pursued her passion for filmmaking after earning her degree from the Faculty of Pharmacy and completing an MBA in marketing. She is the founder of Patchwork Productions, a Cairo-based company. Marwa has produced and co-produced several short films, with her most recent work, « Objects Are Closer Than They Appear » » being screened at the 45th Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. She is currently involved in developing new feature film projects.