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Director Abu Bakr Shawky takes us to the legendary world of Bedouin camel racing in his mythical coming-of-age adventure. The story follows Ghanim, who dreams of winning the prestigious Great Safwa Race to honor his family's legacy. His younger brother Matar, a Bedouin tailor, becomes involved in the race and their confrontation with the reigning champion promises an epic conclusion. Shawky's film offers an immersive experience that captures the essence of rivalry, legacy and the unique bond between a boy and his camel, set against the backdrop of the enchanting Arabian desert. Director Abu Bakr Shawky's coming-of-age adventure film explores the world of Bedouin camel racing, infused with the spirit of American westerns. The story follows young Ghanim's dream of winning the Great Safwa Race to honor his family's legacy, while his brother Matar finds himself drawn into the sport's legacy through his connection with their camel, Hofira. As they challenge the reigning champion, the film delves into themes of family bonds, tradition, and the essence of camel racing, promising a cinematic experience filled with gripping narrative and the captivating beauty of the Arabian desert.

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Thu 30 May

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