Directed by: Ali Kalthami
2016 | Arabic | Saudi Arabia | PG | Drama | 34
Based on true events from ten years ago when a group of extremists attacked a theatrical play Wasati bela Wastiah (A Moderate Without a Middle-Ground) and shut it down.
Is Sumyati Going to Hell? (Sumyati Btedkhol Elnar?)
Directed by: Meshal Aljaser
2016 | Arabic | Saudi Arabia | PG | Comedy | 30
A Saudi family treats its Filipina maid, Sumyati, with racist contempt — except for the young daughter, who loves her and asks tough questions.
Predicament In Sight (Wa Ka’abat Al Manthar)
Directed by: Sohayb & Fares Godus
2016 | Arabic | Saudi Arabia | PG | Sci-Fi | 37
A sci-fi story of a plane crash set in the seventies. After failed attempts by survivors to contact the outside world; they are forced to coexist.
Mokhtar, a filmmaking professor, receives an unexpected present on his 75th birthday from his daughter Kawthar, a filmmaker in her early 20’s. With two plane tickets to Rome, one for him and another for his daughter, he has a second chance to search for his unfulfilled love – Patrizia – an Italian woman whom he abandoned 33 years ago with a promise to come back for her, but never did. Kawthar filmed the experience with hidden cameras and used home videos to capture the real essence of their father/daughter relationship that fluctuates throughout the trip.