Skaarab, a DJ from Cairo, is invited to play in Brussels; the gig of a lifetime.
Just as a revolution breaks out in Egypt, he jumps on a plane and lands in a
country he’s never heard before: the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. It all goes
awry when he loses his passport and is mistaken for a refugee, forcing him to
navigate an absurd tangle of eccentric characters and events


Born in Alexandria (Egypt), Ady has spent most of his childhood
between the UAE, UK and Luxembourg. In 2008, his first feature
film as a producer, DIVIZIONZ was selected at the Berlin
International Film Festival and was selected at over 100 festivals
and sold in more than 30 territories.
In 2010, he directed the award-winning short films LA FAMEUSE
ROUTE… and MANO DE DIOS. Ady is a Berlinale Talents as
well as an EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneur) alumni and
a European Film Academy member.
In 2014, he completed his first feature directorial effort LES GARS,
that he produced, directed and successfully distributed in Frenchspeaking countries. SAWAH is his second feature film. He is
currently developing HOOPED, which is slated for a 2022 release.