Horizon, IFEMA 2015

Saturday 18th of April, 17.00-18.15, Panora in Malmö
Part of the short film programme Shorts & Champagne!
Tickets: Kulturcentralen – Shorts & Campagne

A story of a young, ambitious mother who takes advantage of a series of events, which become instrumental in her pursuit of human dignity. The film takes us on an emotional journey through the eyes of a mother, wife, and homemaker, Faten, who is trying to save her children from a future similar to her and her husband’s.

Director: Zain Duraie, Jordan, 2013
Genre: Drama
Running time: 18 min
Speech: Arabic
Subtitles: English

Faten – Dina Ra’ad-Yaghnam
Mohammad – Jamal Meri
Rima – Nibal Al Awadi

Director Zain Duraie

About Zain Duraie
Is an independent up-and-coming writer/director. She has worked on several local and international productions in many different positions. Previous shorts: The White Bird and The Dreamers (2008). Zain is currently writing her first feature length film.

Awards and Festivals – Horizon
– Palm Springs Int. Film Festival, Best of the Fest – Audience Favorite choice
– World Premiere at Palm Springs International ShortFest & Film Market Shortfest
– North American Premiere at Montreal World Film Festival
– North African Premiere at Oran Arab Film Festival
– Dutch Premiere at Women’s Arab Film Festival
– French Premiere at -Festival De Cannes Short Corner
– Franco Arab Film Festival
– Nordic Premiere at Malmo Arab Film Festival
– Gulf Premiere at Muscat International Film Festival
– Egyptian Premiere at Alexandria Film Festival
– Lebanese Premiere at Beirut International Film Festival
– UK Premiere at BBC Aan Korb film and Documentary Film Festival

Screening films made by female directors since 2006