Short film in competition
Grand Jury Prize - International Short Film
A newlywed couple pays their first visit to the groom's hometown in a small Southern Saudi village where they will celebrate their marriage. Nervous and desperate for her in-laws' approval, the bride, Aya, makes a daring choice, while her husband Nader tries to cope with the consequences. The new relationship is put under its first test.
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Direction & Screenplay
Mohammed co-founded Talashi Film collective in 2008 before obtaining an MFA in Film from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He wrote & directed a few short films including Ertidad (2019) which was selected for the International Competition of Clermont-Ferrand. Alhamoud founded Last Scene Films, a Riyadh-based production house specialized in producing independent arthouse films which recently produced Last Visit (2019), the first Arab film to be selected at KVIFF's East of the West Competition and winner of the Jury Award at Marrakech IFF.
Fatima Albanawi, Aymen Mutahar