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Habibi and I in Eden

Spring Grants 2022 - Production Stage

Sara Mesfer / Short Narrative / Saudi Arabia, Qatar / 15 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama


On a foggy dark night where Sara’s family believes she is at her friend’s baby reception, and where her friend still waits for her—Sara dreamily cruises the city on a secret date with her lover. When an unfortunate event occurs, Sara is left to face a threat that may cost her her life.


Sara Mesfer
Sara Mesfer
Raghad Bajbaa
Production Company
Noura Films

About the Director

Sara Mesfer is a Saudi filmmaker who holds a bachelor's degree in Cinematic Art from Effat University, Saudi Arabia. Her short film 'The Girls who Burned the Night' earned the Special Mention Award at Palm Spring international ShortFest in 2021 and The Jury Special Mention award in Cairo International Film Festival's 42nd edition, in addition to The Ciné-Promesse Award at the 32nd edition of Carthage International Film Festival. Her second film 'AlDabah' is part of an omnibus feature film titled 'Becoming' that had its World Premiere at the Cairo International Film Festival 43rd edition. 'Quareer' is Sara's latest feature film as a producer, which was selected for the Red Sea international film festival, Malmo international film festival and Aswan International Film festival, where it won the Jury Award. In 2021, Sara was selected by Screen International to be one of the 'Arab Starts of Tomorrow'.


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    Sara Mesfer


  • Main Contact

    Raghad Bajbaa


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