Director: Iman Kamel

Nomad’s Home
بيت شعر

“Iman Kamel's film gives us an impressive insight into the life of this extraordinary woman and (pre-revolutionary) Egyptian society” - Gallery for Contemporary Art Leipzig
“...the film’s value is in its extraordinary and expressive subjectivity and poetic nature.” Les Cahiers du Cinema - Vincent Malausa


An Egyptian filmmaker’s journey to the remote regions of a militarized Sinai Peninsula sparks an intimate dialog when she encounters a Bedouin social entrepreneur in a tiny village in the shadow of Moses Mountain.


Best Director & Best Cinematography - Independent Film Festival Cairo
Jury Special Mention - Dubai International Film Festival


Agon Int’l Meeting of Archaeological Film - Alfilm Berlin - African Film Festival Cologne - Baghdad IFF - Dubai IFF - Ethnocineca Vienna - Fespaco - Festival Lumieres - Independent Film Festival Cairo - IFF Namur - Karama - Ojo Cojo - Yamagata (Documentary Competition)

Markets and Forums

Dubai Film Connection - San Sebastien Cinema-in-Motion

Supported by

Dubai Entertainment & Media Organisation - MAMA Cash

Coproduced with

Nomad’s Home Production, Dubai Entertainment & Media Organization

Year: 2010
Duration: 60 mins
Languages: Arabic and English
Available Subtitles: English | French (“Ode nomade”)
Distribution: MAD Solutions
Alternate titles: Beit Sha’ar (Arabic), Ode nomade (French)