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Sea Shadow

Category : Feature Film

Duration : 98 Min (Color)

Language : Arabic, with English subtitles

Country : United Arab Emirates / 2011

Production Company : Image Nation Abu Dhabi

 

Synopsis : Set in a small seaside neighborhood in Ras Al-Khaimah, the film follows Emirati 16 year-olds Mansoor and Kaltham as they struggle with traditions and conventions on their journey towards adulthood. Bound by family and deeply rooted values, the pair must find the courage to forge their paths.

 

Cast :

Omar Al Mulla

... Mansoor

Neven Madi

... Kaltham

Abrar Al Hamad

... Sultan

Aisha Abdul Rahman

... Umm Mansoor

Bilal Abdullah

... Abu Mansoor

Ahmad Iraj

... Jasim

Hasan Rajab

... Abu Jasim

Ali Al Jabri

... Shahid

 

Cinematography : Paulo Ares

Editing : Tony Ruthnam, Raul Skopecz

Original Music : Ibrahim Al-Amiri

Produced by : Rami Yasin, Daniela Tully

Written by : Mohammed Hasan Ahmed

Directed by : Nawaf Al Janahi

 

Upcoming Screenings

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:: Granada International Film Festival - Cines del Sur (3-10 June 2017)

Screening Date: Monday, 5 June 2017 (at 22:00, in Corral del Carbon)

City/Country: Granada, Spain

 

 

:: New Filmmakers from the UAE Film Series (5 May - 14 July 2017)

First Screening: Friday, 23 June 2017 (at 19:30, in Casa Arabe Auditorium)

Second Screening: Friday, 14 July 2017 (at 19:30, in Casa Arabe Auditorium)

City/Country: Madrid, Spain

 

Awards

- Best Actress Award / Gulf Corporation Council Film Festival (2013 | Kuwait)

- Best Film Award / Al-Owais Creative Award (2013 | UAE)

- Best Ascension Award / Oran Arab Film Festival (2013 | Algeria)

 

Festivals

- Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2011 | UAE

- Palm Springs International Film Festival

2012 | USA

- Heritage Film Festival

2012 | UAE

- Muscat International Film Festival

2012 | Oman

- Gulf Film Festival

2012 | UAE

- Zlin Film Festival

2012 | Czech Republic

- Shanghai International Film Festival

2012 | China

- International Film Festival of Rabat

2012 | Morocco

- Munich International Film Festival

2012 | Germany

- Pyongyang International Film Festival

2012 | North Korea

- Imag'ima: Arab Cinema Encounters

2012 | France

- Beirut International Film Festival

2012 | Lebanon

- Chicago International Film Festival

2012 | USA

- Sao Paulo International Film Festival

2012 | Brazil

- Arabian Sights Film Festival

2012 | USA

- Kolkata International Film Festival

2012 | India

- Carthage Film Festival

2012 | Tunisia

- Hanoi International Film Festival

2012 | Vietnam

- Cairo International Film Festival

2012 | Egypt

- Gulf Corporation Council Film Festival

2013 | Kuwait

- International Meetings of Arab Cinemas

2013 | France

- Showcomotion Film Festival

2013 | UK

- Malmo Arab Film Festival

2013 | Sweden

- Oran Arab Film Festival

2013 | Algeria

- Naqsh Short Film Days

2013 | Bahrain

- Trans-Sahara International Film Festival

2013 | Morocco

- Original Narrative Student Short Film Festival

2014 | UAE

- Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival

2015 | Egypt

 

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Their Words

::"Alive human characters" - Samir Farid (film critic, Egypt)

 

:: "Charming performances" - Mark Adams (film critic, UK)

 

:: "A cinematic gift to UAE" - Ibrahim Al-Mulla (film critic, UAE)

 

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