Flox

English: Volkswagen
Plot Summary The film is about the beauty as well as the dark side of the chaotic life of the urban poor, who are forced to create a state within a state in order to live.
Synopsis:

Inspired by everyday struggle of Micro-bus drivers in Cairo, Flox, the title of the film and the name of the micro-bus as pronounced by Its drivers, is an observational documentary that looks at the intricate interplay between class and gender.

Specifically, it explores how micro-bus drivers perceive and negotiate their masculinity in a mega-city like Cairo, For them, driving a difficult vehicle, handling inter-group conflict, struggling with poverty, surviving with substance abuse only made them to wish not to foresee their children inheriting the same job.

The film is about the beauty as well as the dark side of the chaotic life of the urban poor, who are forced to create a state within a state in order to live.

Cairo Higher Cinema Institute (EGYPT) / Loop Films

FLOX (2018)

Writer/Director/Producer
Hady Mahmoud

Cinematographer
Azza Kalfat

Editors
Mohamed Wafiq
Hady Mahmoud
Rami Nedal

On Set Sound Recording
Azza Kalfat
Hady Mahmoud

Sound Mix
Karim Boghdadi

Colorist
Khaled Alsbaai

English Translation
Anis Ebead
DirectorHady Mahmoud
ProducerHady Mahmoud
WriterHady Mahmoud
Genres Documentary Drama Foreign Language Reality
Running time45 minutes
Year2018
Statusfinished
Production CompanyCairo High Cinema Institute / Loop Films
LocationGiza, Egypt
Financial OverviewMy Father, Equipment From Friends
Budget100 USD
FormatHD
Aspect Ratio16:9
First Time Filmmaker
Student Project
Known Crew crew
Azza Kalfat Cinematographer, Sound Recordist
Khaled Sebaie Colourist
Hady Mahmoud Director, Editor, Producer, Sound Editor, Writer
Rami Nedal Editor
Mohamed Wfiq Editor, Sound Editor
Kareem Boghdady Sound Mixer
Known Cast cast
Ali Tolpa Volkswagen Driver
Known Companies company
Cairo High Cinema Institute Production company
Loop Films Production company

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