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On the Dock

Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage

Yassine Ouahrani / Short Narrative / France, Morocco, Qatar / 15 min / Original Language: Arabic, French / Interests: Drama


Aziz, a retired immigrant, learns that a new law facilitates his permanent return home without having to stay in France to receive his pension. Afraid of no longer being useful if he returns, Aziz starts to work to keep sending money home. What he is truly afraid of is becoming like the other retirees who go back: invisible.


Yassine Ouahrani
Yassine Ouahrani
Karim Aitouna
Production Company
Haut les Mains Productions

About the Director

Yassine Ouahrani is a French-Moroccan filmmaker and graduate of Northwestern University. He is a two-time Studio20Q grant recipient for his short narrative films and received recognition from the university’s annual Media Awards for his short ‘Noor’. ‘On the Dock’ is his third short film.


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