بيت العروسة، بيت الام
House of the Mother, House of the Bride
Filmed over five years (2013-2018), this documentary offers an intimate portrait of a young Egyptian woman’s struggle to shed the chains of patriarchal traditions and come to terms with her sexuality.
A young man from a working-class neighborhood in Cairo competes for the title of most beautiful body and a rare opportunity for recognition. But the steroid cycle reminds him his form is ephemeral.