Seeking Home

An 11-year old girl finds herself disconnected with her Egyptian roots as classmates interrogate her about her culture. She becomes eager to reconnect with her culture but finds herself going to places she never thought she would.

  • Omar Elgohary
  • Omar Elgohary
  • Omar Elgohary
  • Omar Elgohary
    Director of Photography
  • Ahmed Elgohary
    Production Assistant
  • Maryam Elgohary
    Key Cast
  • Iman Elglohary
    Key Cast
  • Aya Elgohary
    Key Cast
  • Sarah Abuebeid
    Key Cast
    "Student #1"
  • Dana Abuebeid
    Key Cast
    "Student #2"
  • Yasmine Elgohary
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Egypt, Turkey, United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Full-Frame, Sony A7III
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Director Biography - Omar Elgohary

Omar began his career in film production around the Orange County/Los Angeles area. He attained his B.A. in Film and Media Studies from UCI film school with a strong passion for cinematography. Given his Egyptian and Mexican ethnicity, he strives to one day tell the untold stories experienced as a racially mixed person living in America.

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