Spotlight Feature

El Houb

El Houb

April 2, 6:30 PM – April 2, 8:30 PM

Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center


Directed by Shariff Nasr 2023 1h 42m Netherlands Moroccan-Dutch Drama, Foreign

Karim returns to his family home and opens up to his parents about being into men. Their reaction inspires a journey of discovery through Karim's isolation as he attempts to break an ingrained culture of silence.

This event is proud to be co-presented by: Queer Muslims of Boston , Muslims for Progressive Values

Nidhal نِضال

Between reality and animation, the story of Nidhal is told, a young homosexual Tunisian who
defended individual freedoms in Tunisia through his work in radio. He found himself under a
lot of pressure which forced him to leave the country and seek asylum in the Netherlands.

Directed by Bassem Ben Brahim 10 m Arabic Netherlands