The honorable Southerns

The idea of the film revolves around the Al-Ababda tribe, whose lineage goes back to Al-Zubair bin Al-Awwam, who live all over Egypt. The film Ashraf al-Janoub contains multiple axes, including a simple definition of who are the Ababda? And their locations, then knowing the most famous professions that they practice, such as fishing and handicrafts, and then the most famous customs and traditions such as (algabana), which is their well-known coffee for the hospitality of strangers. The film includes scenes from (Al Ababda) wedding, which is the nights of (Tarbla) and (Wanasa), in addition to their marriage customs. As for the treatment of al-Ababda, they do not believe in medicines as the city dwellers do, as they rely completely on Ironing. The film sheds light on the hardship’s women face, such as female genital mutilation and women's education only for a certain age. In addition to the dangers that surround them, such as scorpions and snakes.
Film "Ashraf ALjanob" centers on the idea of contentment and belonging to the Ababda tribe, which suffers from the absence of any kind of Any semblance of a decent life or a comfort one.

  • Omar Hisham Abd-Elaziz Fahmy
    Director
  • Nermin Marwan Mohamed
    Writer
  • Nadeen Nader
    Writer
  • Ziad Mohamed
    Writer
  • Habiba Assem
    Writer
  • Pavli Samir
    Producer
  • Nourhan Mohamed Ahmed
    Producer
  • Gilan Ramadan
    shooting
  • Reem Ahmed
    shooting
  • Jehad Mustafa
    shooting
  • Yasmin Ahmed
    director assistant
  • Nermin Marwan
    Editing
  • Yasmin Ahmed
    Editing
  • Omar Hisham
    Editing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    أشراف الجنوب
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    650 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Egypt
  • Country of Filming:
    Egypt
  • Language:
    Arabic
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Faculty of Mass Communication - Cairo University
  • Short film festival in the faculty of Mass Communication - Cairo University
    Cairo
    Egypt
    June 21, 2021
    best photographing - best directing - best movie
Director Biography - Omar Hisham Abd-Elaziz Fahmy

Omar Hisham
Birthdate: 16/9/1999
One-Man-Crew filmmaker and video journalist with more than 3 years experience in the Multimedia industry and the online journalism.
Skilled in directing, videography, video editing, and writing.
Graduated from Faculty of Mass Communication/English section/Cairo University.

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