By Magdy Ahmed ALI

CEDARS ART PRODUCTION (SABBAH BROTHERS) - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, World

Action/Adventure - Completed 2016

A seemingly traditional journey of a young sheikh in a governmental mosque who moves from leading prayers to becoming a TV celebrity issuing “fatwas” that are accepted by millions who have become fans of his .
How far can a movie defy boundaries.

& Awards

Dubai DIFF 2016
MUHR Feature Nomination
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Drama, Social issues
    • Countries
    • EGYPT
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 123 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Magdy Ahmed ALI
    • Writer(s)
    • Ibrahim ISSA, Magdy AHMED ALI
    • Producer(s)
    • Synopsis
    • From leading prayers at a government mosque to becoming a popular TV celebrity
      issuing fatwas that deviate from the traditional religious rhetoric, he has amassed millions of fans.
      His responses on TV reveal a witty and eloquent person against a backdrop of darkness,
      where power struggles rage. Hatem finds himself caught within a complex web of conflicts
      his personal life unravels and he tries to stay above the politics of institutions.
      When he is entangled in a delicate matter, he has to find a way to make a dent in the climate of hypocrisy and fear.
      This is what Sheikh Hatem tries to do.
      Will he be able to create even a small fracture in a thick wall of hypocrisy and fear?
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