The film is a satirical comment about how the games ofpolitics exist in the least likely of places, leaving the viewer to imagine how deep these games run in actual governmental politics. It was commissioned by Mada Masr, an independent, progressive publication in Egypt that appeals to the well-informed mind.
“Under-14 Handball Team ”, paints a vivid picture of the inner-workings of a school level sports team. It explores topics like fraud, honey-traps, transfer of power, deceit etc., words often associated with Politics, but shown through a more familiar lens.
Egypt and the region at large have been at the center of global politics for a while now. The constant strife has left a large section of people jaded and apathetic in regard to this aspect. But the need of thehour is for forward-looking citizens to actually wake-up and make informed decisions. With these films, we touched upon the Micropolitics that exist in the everyday lives of the people in region. The insights were immediately recognized and appreciated by the people. It also established Mada Masr as a forward looking and unbiased media outlet that people can rely on for new on political and cultural fronts.