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Cinema al Fouad ━━━ (1993)

DIRECTOR
Mohamed Soueid

GENRE
Documentary

RUNTIME
41 Minutes

COUNTRY
Lebanon

LANGUAGE
Arabic

SUBTITLES
English

SYNOPSIS

A documentary on the life and ambitions of a young Syrian cross-dresser in Beirut’s old downtown. The video follows her journey from soldier to cabaret dancer in an effort to raise funds for her sex-change operation. Shot in Beirut, Cinema Fouad weaves a complex and multi-layered story of sexuality, identity and desire and paints a compelling portrait of its subject.

WITH
Khaled El Kurdi

EDITOR
Nada Abdallah

SCREENPLAY
Mohamed Soueid

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Maurice Toubia