A Butterfly Hug

Sally Abobasha  |  Documentary Film  |  2021  |  Egypt
Producer: Flonia Telegrafi
“A Butterfly Hug” follows the journey of two Egyptian teen friends, Shahid and Abdelrahman, who come together to define and express their unique voices through a short narrative film, as they cope with the life-threatening skin condition, Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). On the cusp of adulthood, teenagers seek to be independent and to be accepted and perceived no differently than their peers