Egyptian film ‘Tuk-Tuk’ goes international

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Sun, 2021-01-17 14:04

DUBAI: The Egyptian film “Tuk-Tuk†is set to make its
international premiere at France’s Clermont-Ferrand Short Film
Festival on Jan. 29.

After this it will be shown at the 29th edition of the Los
Angeles Pan African Film Festival (PAFF), which will run from Jan.
29 to Feb. 6.

The Mohamed Kheidr-directed short tells the story of a young
woman named Walaa, portrayed by Miss Egypt 2009 Elham Wagdi, who is
forced to become a rickshaw driver to support her family after she
is abandoned by her husband who has illegally fled the country.

The Los Angeles-based film festival was established in 1992 to
promote creative works that highlight the diverse stories of Africa
and the global black diaspora.

Each year, the cinematic event showcases more than 150 new films
from countries including the US, Africa, Latin America and
Europe.

“Tuk-Tuk†film still.
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Egyptian film ‘Tuk-Tuk’ goes international