A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families.

Abu Bakr Shawky Abu Bakr Shawky

Abu Bakr Shawky is an Egyptian-Austrian filmmaker. His award-winning films The Colony, Martyr Friday and Things I Heard on Wednesdays have been screened at festivals around the world. He holds a BA in... more»

Dina Emam Dina Emam

Dina Emam is an Egyptian-American Producer. She has worked on numerous award-winning shorts that have screened in over 20 festivals around the world. She has served as the Assistant Artistic... more»

Additional Credits

Federico Cesca (Director of Photography)
Laura Moss (Production Designer)

Genre: Scripted, Dramatic Comedy