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A program dedicated to filmmakers who are pushing the boundaries of storytelling. Odd, thought-provoking, beautiful and sometimes funny, these unique films are sure to invoke feeling and inspire creativity.

This program includes the following films:

The Sailor (United States) dir. Lily Ekimian & Ahmed T. Ragheb

Musing in the Desert (Kuwait) dir. Maysaa Almumin

Moonscape (Palestine) dir. Mona Rouhana Benyamin

Clench My Fists (United States) dir. Sarah Trad

Jasminum (Lebanon) dir. Lara Rassoul

Egg Rebelled (Saudi Arabia) dir. Sultran Rabea

We muse in the desert to moments that test strength and faith

In the presence of her mother to bear witness, a child must face a menacing creature in a Rite of Passage.

The Travellers have lost faith in the powers of the Chambers, and it has been long since any have summoned The Congress. After a long journey, a Traveller has found the last article to complete a long-forgotten ritual but when she has the chance to call on the Congress, she faces the moment when she too may lose her faith.

About the filmmaker:

Maysaa Almumin, Kuwaiti, is currently living and working as an Assistant Professor in design in Qatar. She grew up in London where she was trained and practiced in architecture after which she moved to Kuwait and then Qatar where she started, acting and scriptwriting and eventually filmmaking. She has had acting training with directors/ filmmakers/academics Scandar Copti and Daniel Suissa and has been involved in film projects in Kuwait, Italy,

  • Year
  • Runtime
    7 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    Kuwait, Qatar
  • Director
    Maysaa Almumin
  • Screenwriter
    Maysaa Almumin
  • Producer
    Maysaa Almumin
  • Cast
    Amalie Modeen, Maysaa Almumin