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IN FOCUS: Screenings of Gulf Film Festival Winners at Sikka

If you haven't visited SIKKA just yet-Kipp gives you six reasons to remedy that. In this feature we take a look at six promising films that will be screened at the art festival.

March 19, 2012 3:20 by

  • Winner of The Official Gulf Competition / Documentary Films /First Prize :Nujoom Alghanem (Director)
    Synopsis
    Hamama is a 90-year-old female healer and living legend in the Emirates. Her skills are incredibly valuable to hundreds who continue to visit her each day seeking her essential cures. Yet, Hamama struggles with the responsibility of providing the care that is so needed, while she confronts her own personal hardships.
    Director: Nujoom Alghanem
    Producer: Khalid Albudoor, Nujoom Alghanem
    Scriptwriter: Khalid Albudoor
    Screening: SIKKA: Tuesday, 20 March | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
  • Winner of The Official Gulf Competition / Short Films /Special Mention :Jamal Salim (Director)
    Director: Jamal Salim
    Producer: Jamal Salim
    Scriptwriter: Jamal Salim
    Synopsis
    A grave digger is forced into retirement after 30 years of service. However, he wishes to stay on in the UAE - even wanting to die in the country - as to him, it is home.
    Screening: Thursday, 22 March | 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
  • Director: Ali Al Jabri
    Producer: Ali Al Jabri
    Scriptwriter: E. S.
    Cinematographer: Rashid Humaid Al-Marri
    Synopsis
    An expatriate and local consultant both vie for a project. Who will secure the deal?
    Screening: Friday, 23 March | 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
  • Director: Ibrahim Almarzouqi
    Producer: Dhabi Films
    Scriptwriter: Ibrahim Almarzouqi
    Cinematographer: Abdulla Alhora
    Synopsis
    Someone escaped from a field of death and then drinks water to come back to life. However, unable to confront despair, uses will and determination to escape again, only to be sentenced to death…
    Screening: Friday, 23 March | 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
  • Genre: Documentary
    Director: Maitha Al Haddad , Sheikha Lamya Al Mualla
    Producer: Maitha Al Haddad
    Scriptwriter: Sheikha Lamya Al Mualla
    Synopsis
    ‘Al Kandorah’ examines the shift in attitudes – if any – towards the ‘Kandorah’, the traditional attire favoured by the Gulf’s men.
    Screening: Friday, 23 March | 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
  • Scriptwriter: Fatima Al Mazroui, Mohamad Al Hammadi
    Cinematographer: Majdi Kharouf, Manal Ali Bin Amro
    Editor: Hassan H Kiyani, Manal Ali Bin Amro
    Synopsis
    Childhood friends Noura and Hamdan have grown up. As time passed, their paths too diverged from what was once a period defined by innocence.The film's script won an award in a previous edition of GFF's Script Competition.
    Screening: Friday, 23 March | 8:00 - 10:00 pm
    For more on SIKKA check this out.
 

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