Al Nessour Al Sagheera (Little Eagles)

Directed by Mohamed Rashad
Documentary | Egypt / Lebanon | 2016 | Arabic | English | 77 min
Mohamed, the son of a modest worker, lives in Alexandria and dreams of moving to Cairo to become a filmmaker He gets to know Salma and Bassam, in whom he feels he has found what he lacked in himself. After learning that both were born to seventies leftist parents who opposed an unjust state regime, he journeys through his father’s history, who spent his life working to raise his children, and examines the differences between his upbringing and the lives of his friends. Mohamed is led by his search to new questions linking the past and the present, which he and his generation are now living.