A young woman and her friends join a car repair shop as “Belia”(colloquial Egyptian for apprentices) to learn the craft from the Ustas (craft headmasters). They explore the fruits of this relationship and the outcome of the work, which merges labor with everyday life rhythms
A dancer becomes an apprentice to the headmaster and owner of an auto-body-repair shop in Old Cairo, opening up new spaces for movement.
Director: Eman Hussein
Choreographer: Eman Hussein
(Egypt, 2021) 9:51 min