Friday 9 March, 7.30pm-8.30pm Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
In Muscat, a dark-skinned boy meets his fair-skinned stepbrother for the first time. In Dubai, Indian and Pakistani security guards bond in an empty building site. And a multi-ethnic cast of characters collide, irrevocably impacting each other's lives.
Three young filmmakers who have received critical praise for the unexpected truths captured in their films discuss the power of visual storytelling to bridge divides.
Muzna Al Musafer is a self-made Omani filmmaker. Her breakthrough second film, Cholo, premiered at Dubai Film Festival and has been screened at prestigious events worldwide.
Neel Kumar quit a lucrative job with Saatchi & Saatchi to create Security, which was acclaimed at film festivals worldwide. He is currently working on his first feature-length film with an Oscar-winning star….
Ali F Mostafa is an award-winning Emirati director most famous for City of Life, a highly acclaimed feature film that broke box office records for an Emirati film.
This panel is moderated by Alex Broun.
Language: Arabic & English with translation