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In Shariff Nasr’s directing debut, the Moroccan-Dutch Karim comes – almost literally – out of the closet. But how do you discuss your sexual orientation in a family that shuns sensitive issues?
When the Moroccan-Dutch Karim is caught with another man by his father, he hurries to his parental home to talk about it. But how do you discuss the elephant in the room in a family that by definition avoids sensitive issues? El Houb is the first feature film that broaches the sensitivity around coming out in the Dutch-Moroccan community.

Title: El Houb
Year: 2022
Duration : 1 hour, 42 minutes
Category: Feature fiction film
Edition: NFF 2023

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Scenario (2023)
Shariff Nasr
Beste Scenario (2023)
Philip Delmaar

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Film (2023)
Joram Willink
Best Leading Role (2023)
Fahd Larhzaoui
Best Supporting Role (2023)
Emmanuel Ohene Boafo
Beste Film (2023)
Piet-Harm Sterk

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