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Muhr Arab Feature
Egypt / 2010 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 35 mm / 120 minutes

Winner of Muhr Arab / Feature /Best Editor: Hisham Saqr (Editor)

Synopsis

When Khaled returns to Alexandria after years of travel he discovers that things aren't going too well. His girlfriend greets him with the news that she is packing up and emigrating. His relationship with his ailing, aging father has deteriorated beyond repair. Confused, depressed and alone, Khaled walks the city streets at night, brooding over his life. But one night, he chances upon the city's hidden subculture - rappers, rockers, graffiti artists, a whole world of creativity, expression and art. Khaled is fascinated and begins a new life, full of excitement and discovery. As he moves deeper into this new world, he becomes a vociferous champion of the local art scene. With his limited resources and connections, he tries to support and raise attention to the diverse facets of his city.

Genre

Documentary, Historical, Adventure, War

Cast & Credits

Adult Themes and References 12+

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