3 Arabic movies participate in Toronto Film Festival


Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 12:25 GMT

A scene from  “Leil Khargy”  movie.

A scene from “Leil Khargy” movie.

CAIRO – 8 September 2018: Three Arabic movies are currently participating in Toronto International Film Festival that kicked off on Sept. 6 and will continue until Sept. 16.

The Egyptian movie “Leil Khargy” (Exterior/ Night), the Lebanese movie “Caphar Naum” and the Tunisian movie “Fe Eeneya” (The Apple of My Eyes) are participating in the festival.


“Leil Khargy” revolves around three individuals; Mo, Toto and Mustafa, who meet against all norms, each battling in his own way to stand his ground and leave his mark; they eventually find themselves in an unexpected journey in the city that helps them see a world they have never seen before.

The movie stars Karim Kassem, Mona Hala, Basma, Ahmed Malek, and Ahmed Magdy among others. “Leil Khargy” is written by Sherif Alfy and directed by Ahmed Abdallah.


“Caphar Naum”, directed by famous Lebanese director Nadine Labaki, tells the story of a rebellious child living in a poor area who decided to file a suit against his parents because they gave birth to him in this cruel world. The film is written by both Labaki and Nadine Hegely.


“Fe Eeneya” consists of incidents that take place in France and Tunisia and tells the story of Lotfi, a Tunisian immigrant living in France who is forced to return to Tunisia to take care of his autistic child. The movie stars Nedal Elsaadi, Sawsan Moaleg, and Aziz el-Gebaly among others. “Fe Eeneya” is directed by Naguib el Qady.



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