The Colony

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A powerful, award-winning documentary about Egypt's last leper colony.

Filmmaker Abu Bakr Shawky gains access to Egypt's last leper colony and, with great sensitivity and respect, depicts this world which has been kept hidden from mainstream society. He allows the courageous people who live there to tell their own powerful stories.  
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Director: Abu Bakr Shawky
Country: Egypt
Language: Arabic (English sub)
Year: 2009
Editor: Nesma Yehia