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Half a Life

Country: Egypt, Language: Arabic, 12 mins

  • Director: Tamara Shogaolu
  • Producer: Lauren Dubowski; Tamara Shogaolu

CGiii Comment

A mightily powerful film...it highlights the differences between Western contemporary activism and activism that might help save lives!


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HALF a LIFE / نصفُ حياة - Trailer from SND FILMS on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardized, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee. HALF A LIFE is a timely story of activism and hope, set in the increasingly dangerous, oppressive, and unstable social climate of Egypt today.