This lyrical film introduces us to Bader Ben Hirsi, a British-born Yemeni living in London after his parents’ exile from Yemen. Bader returns to Yemen to re-discover his country, its people and traditions. Under the guiding hand of eccentric Englishman Tim Makintosh-Smith, who has been living as a Yemeni in the ancient city of Sana'a for the past 16 years, Ben Hirsi travels throughout his ancestral homeland. Exquisitely filmed by award-winning cinematographer Koutaiba Al Janabi, The English Sheik and the Yemeni Gentleman chronicles their interaction and emerging friendship as they explore the beautiful Yemen countryside. NTSC all region, 4X3, 76 minutes, documentary includes photos, filmmaker biography.
In English and Arabic with English And Arabic Subtitles.