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Bahiya & Mahmoud (Bahiya wa Mahmoud)

Arab Short Film Competition

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Zaid Abu Hamdan / Short Narrative / Jordan, United States of America / 2011 / 14 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Romance, Dramedy
Qatar Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 1
  • Wed, Oct 26, 09:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Fri, Oct 28, 05:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
    Please see Arab Shorts Comp 1 for ticketing information.

Synopsis

Ageing couple Bahiya and Mahmoud have fallen into a reliable routine of bickering and making one another miserable until the morning that Mahmoud wakes and finds Bahiya gone.

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About the Directors

Actor from age 5 and holder of an MFA from NYFA, Hollywood. Zaid worked internationally as an Assistant Director, Producer and TV reporter. 2009, he established Zaha Productions, producing 5 shorts films to date. His Debut film Baram & Hamza won International awards and distribution. His other films include "Love…Older" and & Oscar®-qualified film "Bahiya & Mahmoud", after winning Best of Fest at the Palm Springs Int. Shortfest. Zaid is currently developing his first feature film, "Nostalgia".

Credits

Director
Zaid Abu Hamdan
Screenwriter
Zaid Abu Hamdan
Producer
Heba Abu Musaed
Editor
Donna Mathewson
Production Designer
Ghina Sibaii
Music
Nasser Abu Hamdan
Cinematographer
Ian Takahashi
Distributor
Zaha Productions
Cast
Layla Hakim, Faek Homaissi

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