El houb from director Shariff Nasr is about a Moroccan-Dutch man who decides to break the silence and open up about his sexuality to his parents.
Moroccan-Dutch Karim returns to his parental home in Rotterdam to tell his parents that he likes men. After years of keeping up appearances, the word is finally out. The difficult days that follow bring back beautiful and poignant memories. He realises that he must confront his family to finally break the silence. But to be truly accepted, he must first come to terms with his own feelings.