2016 | Trailer


By Heidi Saman
Executive Produced by Dennis Scholl


Namour is a film about why life can feel like it‘s passing us by. Chronicling the unraveling of Steven Bassem (Karim Saleh), a valet driver for a trendy Los Angeles restaurant caught between his dead-end job and the demands of his Arab-American immigrant family. NAMOUR made its world premiere at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival where Egyptian-American filmmaker Heidi Saman garnered the festival’s LA Muse Award.

Screenings & Awards

LA Muse Award, Winner
Los Angeles Film Festival, 2016


Written and Directed by
Heidi Saman

Produced by
Heidi Saman, Dawn Chenette and Matthew Keene Smith

Executive Produced by
Dennis Scholl

Karim Saleh, Waleed Zuaiter, Nicole Haddad