Embargo

(3:03)

Kuwait

2014

To censor in Arabic is translated into Raqabbah (to watch or oversee) rather than to assess, edit or suppress unacceptable material. Using censorships translatability the film consists of three segments: the act of watching, being watched, and the ‘overseeing’ of the self. This progression is elicited by an interaction with an Egyptian security guard, a migrant worker who has his own restrictions to contend with.