The Search for Issam Abdallah

Yasser Naeim  |  AFAC Documentary Program  |  2014  |  Egypt
Producer: "Director: Yasser Naeim Producer: Mouwafak Mouwafak Executive producer: Mohamed Saqr"
After being captivated by a song he heard as a child in the 80s, filmmaker Yasser Naeim embarks on a decade long journey to find out the story of the songwriter, Essam Abdullah. What uncovers is that Abdullah's story reopens an insightful window into the hidden stories and dynamics of a decade that has lingering effects on today's Egypt.