Synopsis:
In <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Egypt</st1:country-region></st1:place> people are being persecuted because of them being seropositive for the Aids virus. As soon as suspicion arises, tests are being performed on people without their consent. More than once accompanied by forced rectal examinations. If it is not torture that accompanies those manipulations… Kazem shares with us the intimacy of his family, of his children, all of who ignore completely his homosexuality; Ramadan has found no other way than to live his affairs without future with tourists being gay just as he is; Gigolo Karim accepts the malpractices of the foreigners without scruples in order to survive financially; Hosni, who left his wife and children in order to stay faithful for the man he loves forever, all of those are captivating as well as moving encounters. For the first time, thanks to risky investigation, delicate infiltrations in the world of sexual tourism, of get-togethers in the middle of the night despite the omnipresent fear of being caught by the authorities, a documentary considers a subject that is completely taboo, having the homosexuals expresses themselves in the first place. Along with their suffering, theirs fear to be arrested or denounced.
Director's filmography:
- Incha Allah (2007 - Feature)
- Homo Egyptus (2009 - TV)
Type:
TV
Genre:
Doc
Year of production:
2009
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
52'
Majority:
Yes