FIRST FEATURE FILM

AWWAL FILM SIINIMAAI

By Bentley BROWN

ABOUDIGIN FILMS - as PROD

Social issues - Completed 2018

Working underground in the year before the legalization of cinema in Saudi Arabia, a team of mostly women shoots its first feature-length movie amid societal pushback.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
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    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Art - Culture, Documentary
    • Countries
    • SAUDI ARABIA
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 14 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bentley BROWN
    • Producer(s)
    • Bentley BROWN (Aboudigin Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Working underground in the year before the legalization of cinema in Saudi Arabia, a team of mostly women makes its first feature film. Anonymous accounts of their experience are brought together in a melancholic narration. In the spirit of first films, a filmmaker documents the production in Jeddah with his first video camera from childhood.
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