Cinema Film Detail:
On Boys and Girls (Sobyan Wa Banat)
Sunday 21 October, 8.00 p.m.
Wednesday 24 October, 6.30 p.m.
With his leading protagonist and friend, Bassam Samra, director Yousry Nasrallah takes us on an exquisite tour of a subject normally overdramatized by the West. Taking the debate beyond the simplistic approach and with familiarity rarely seen, young men and women talk about the ‘hijab’ and its social implications.
Festivals and Awards
- Locarno International Film Festival 1995 - Sony Award
- San Francisco International Film Festival 1996
Yousry Nasrallah on "On Boys, Girls and the Veil"
Director and Writer: Yousry Nasrallah
Director of Photography: Samir Bahsan
Editor: Tamer Ezzat
Assistants: Nadia Kamel, Bassem Samra
Producers: Gabriel Khoury, Humbert Balsan