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Award-Winning 'Sawah' Starring Karim Kassem Now on Amazon Prime

An award-winning dramedy about an Egyptian DJ stranded in Europe, ‘Sawah’ is Kassem’s first film to make it on Amazon Prime, and his third on Netflix along with ‘Ext/Night’ and ‘The First Line’.

Karim Kassem’s award-winning European misadventure, ’Sawah’, is now available on Amazon Prime. The Egyptian-Luxembourgish film follows Samir (Kassem), an aspiring Egyptian DJ who leaves for Brussels to participate in an international music competition. Fame and glory was in his grasp until he accidentally loses his passport at a bus stop, forcing him to go on a frenzied rush across Europe, filled with mistaken identities and geopolitical schisms.


‘Sawah’ is Kassem’s first film to make it on Amazon Prime, and his third on Netflix along with ‘Ext/Night’ and ‘The First Line’. The film has participated in 36 film festivals across the globe and racked up almost a dozen awards, including Best Feature Film at the Florence Film Awards.