South of Sudan
The documentary aims to raise awareness about stuttering and wipe off the stigma that has long been attached to it.
The film was selected at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
2016/ UAE15 min/ Documentary
Just Another Accent: The Story of Stutter UAE
A young Emirati woman uses her speech impediment as the catalyst to help others in the United Arab Emirates. The documentary aims to raise awareness of stuttering and wipe off the stigma that has long been attached to it. The film also follows Farah Al Qaissieh’s journey in supporting the stutter community through her non-profit organization of Stutter UAE and the features other people who stutter and the issues they face in everyday life.
Farah Al Qaissieh
Beshara Al Ameri
Aliya Paula Sardar
Hashem Al Qaissieh
DOP: Saad Aldin Al Kharouf
Editor: Richard Anderson
Cannes Film Festival, France
Malmö Arab Film Festival, Sweden
Manarat Al Saadiyat, UAE
“This is a message that Al Qaissieh and the filmmakers hope to bring about through the power of documentaries. The purpose of providing an impactful film goes beyond reconfirming the initiative.” Masa Kanaan - Al Arabiya
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