Shorts Programmes

Shorts Directed By Women (Part 2)

A 95-minute of award-winning short films that created some buzz at the festivals’ circuit.
The program brings raw stories that all Arabs can relate to.
Several of the films feature stellar international and Pan-Arab casts.
Helmed by award-winning female filmmakers.
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Athel
Director: Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan
Athel
Director: Alyazia Bint Nahyan Al Nahyan
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Salma, a widely known presenter, is filming a poetry show about Tarfa, the pre-Islamic poet. With a sand storm disrupting the episode shoot and ......
Short
Bolbol
Director: Khedija Lemkecher
Bolbol
Director: Khedija Lemkecher
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Marrying later in life, Bolbol lives with her husband Amor with whom she no longer shares anything. She leads a monotonous and boring life, between ......
Short
Detained
Director: Hajar Alnaim
Detained
Director: Hajar Alnaim
Short
The film follows Lara, a Syrian refugee girl who has fled to the United States to escape the violence in her home country. However, when detained by ......
Short
Give Up the Ghost
Director: Zain Duraie
Give Up the Ghost
Director: Zain Duraie
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Salam’s dream of becoming a mother shatters when she finds out that she is unable to have children with her husband. A lifetime of convictions and ......
Short
Who Are You?
Director: Raouia Marmouch
Who Are You?
Director: Raouia Marmouch
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Hsouna is an old man who lives alone in an Oukela, a dwelling unit in a common house. Fishing is his only relaxation. He suffers from transient ......

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