Egyptian DJ Skaarab’s (Samir) dream to take part in a prestigious DJ championship in Brussels is shattered to pieces when his flight is redirected to Luxembourg because of a major strike in Belgium. The real adventures begin when he loses all his papers and gets mistaken for a refugee. The colourful film shows DJ Skaarab’s adventures and new encounters on the way to recover his identity.
Adolf El Assal
Adolf El Assal was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1981. After graduating with a MA in Filmmaking from Kingston University in the UK, he worked as a producer on <Divizionz> (2008) which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and went on to be selected at over 100 festivals. He has since directed a couple of short films including <La Fameuse Route…> (2011) and <Mano de Dios> (2011). He completed his first feature, <The Notorious Guys> in 2014. <Sawah> (2019) is his latest feature film.
ProducerAdolf El Assal, Alexandra Hoesdorff
CastKarim Kassem, Eric Kabongo, Nilton Martins
ScreenwriterAdolf El Assal, Dennis Foon
SoundMichel Schillings, Angelo Dos Santos, Carlo Thoss