Release Date 2011

Hawi is a purely independent effort, shot with a next-to-nothing budget, creating a new out-of-the-ordinary independent movement in Egypt, which believes in making meaningful and entertaining films, without having to queue indefinitely at production houses for funding, or wait for permissions. Hawi, like all Batout\\\\\\\'s films, recreates real-life stories, addresses all Egyptians with their own language- nonetheless creates an air of contemplation and intrigue for its audience, making them feel part of the film, yet keeping the exquisite cinematic experience at its best.