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Sara Al-Saadi, Maaria Assami, Latifa Al-Darwish / Short Documentary / Qatar, United States of America, Syria / 2012 / 10 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Documentary
No Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.



Screenings

  • Wed, Oct 5, 07:30 PM, MIA-A

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    Free screening Limited capacity
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Synopsis

‘Bader’ is the story of a young boy trying to find his place in an all-boys’ elementary school. The documentary highlights the boy’s struggle with his identity, and how he comes to rely on poetry to help him overcome his challenges.

About the Director

Award-winning directors Sara Al-Saadi, Maaria Assami and Latifa Al-Darwish are alumni of Northwestern University in Qatar. Their film ‘Bader’ won the Made in Qatar award at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in 2012. The film then received a special mention at the Gulf Film Festival, and won the Jury Award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival in 2013. The film was also screened as part of the Short Film Corner at the Festival de Cannes in 2013.

Credits

Director
Sara Al-Saadi, Maaria Assami, Latifa Al-Darwish
Producer
Sara Al-Saadi, Latifa Al-Darwish, Maaria Assami
Editor
Sara Al-Saadi, Latifa Al-Darwish, Maaria Assami
Cinematographer
Sara Al-Saadi, Latifa Al-Darwish, Maaria Assami
Cast
Bader Lamy, Mubarak Al-Otaibi, Saad Al-Ahbabi, Saed Al-Ahbabi

Contacts

  • Press Contact

    Sara Al-Saadi

    Company: 
    Northwestern University
    Phone: 
    +974 7700 4707

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