At Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi – Directed by Nawaf Al Janahi
Ibrahim, a poet and journalist discovers that he is dying soon from a fatal disease. He confronts his crook partner, Bader, and demands his share to make sure that his wife has a better life after he’s gone. Shihab, a professional thief, forced by his boss to do jobs for him in order to pay off a huge debt, plans to quit the crime world to take care of his younger sister. They both meet accidentally and begin to see the world with different perspectives.
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Nawaf Al Janahi is an Emirati actor and a film director born and based in Abu Dhabi.
His first feature-length film “The Circle” was described by film critics as “a major turning point in Emirati and Gulf cinema”. Al Janahi’s second feature film “Sea Shadow” was released in cinemas across the Arabian Gulf in 2011 and reached in the 1st week the 2nd place in the top 5 movies in UAE, the biggest cinema market in the Arab world. Later, the film went on a global tour to 27 countries, the most remarkable tour for an Emirati feature film to date. In addition to filmmaking, Nawaf Al Janahi is also the founder of a number of initiatives such as the Emirati Cinema Campaign and Black Box Cinema.
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- English Subtitles
- Followed by a Q&A with the director
- Written and Directed by: Nawaf Al Janahi
- Produced by: Nawaf Al Janahi, Abdullah Boushahri
- Genre: Crime, Drama