Dance Film by Eman Hussein

Sound Design

Belia, 2021, Eman Hussein, 9 min.

A young woman and her friends join a car repair shop as «Belia» (colloquial Egyptian for apprentices) to learn the craft from the Ustas (craft headmasters). They explore what this relationship creates as it merges labor with everyday life rhythms to open up a new space for movement.


Concept, Choreographer & Director: Eman Hussein – Collaborators & Performers Amr Taher, Hany Atef, Islam El-Arabi, Mohamed Mahmoud Toto, Eman Hussein – Editor: Ahmed Al Sa’aty – DOP: Hassan El Zanaty – Sound Design: Youssra El Hawary – Color Correction: Omar Khaled – Assistant Director: Hanin Tarek –Production: MAAT Dance Company – Production Manager and Distributor: Mariz Kelada