El Houb / The Love
Netherlands, 2022 / 102’ / Arabic, English, Dutch with Turkish and English subtitles
Philip Delmaar, Shariff Nasr
Fahd Larhzaoui, Lubna Azabal, Slimane Dazi, Sabri Saddık
The Moroccan-Dutch Karim returns home to tell his parents that he is attracted to men. After years of keeping up appearances, the word is finally out. The difficult days that follow evoke beautiful and poignant memories. He realizes that he has to confront his family to finally break the silence. But in order to be accepted, he must come to terms with his own feelings first.
2022 Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival Nominated, Jury Prize