Lippie aka Sheffa

Parenting special children - Displacement - Identity and loss

15 mins
/ 2018 /
Egypt

A 10 year old Boy, living in the Slums, is called, Sheffa (meaning Lip), because of the scar he bears. His Mother scolds him and uses him and his friends to sell weed on the streets. Her ambitions are threatened when Sheffa gets the Period, revealing that in fact Sheffa is a girl being raised up as a boy.

Director :
Omneya Okasha
Awards :

Best Foreign Short Film for Best Vision in Lebanese Independent Film Festival 2018