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Children of Gebelawi

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This documentary film covers the story of the novel “Children of Gebelawi” by Naguib Mahfouz.

The “children” of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Mahfouz’s title are beggars, peddlars, drug addicts, homeless, swindlers, cripples and ordinary people struggling to survive in a Cairo neighborhood at once modern and timeless.

Client

AlJazeera

Director

Hany Sabri

DOP

Hany Fakhry

Country

Egypt

Date

2018