Edition 23: 2–10 August, 2024

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Wa Thakarina Wa Unthana

Jordan
2022 — 11' / Color

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Synopsis

A father and mother are faced with the painful task of washing and shrouding their deceased transgender daughter. Shrouding is an Islamic religious practice that is deemed obligatory to carry out upon death. But when no one agrees to wash her and shame falls onto the family, how far is the father willing to go to make sure his "son" is washed?

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Director Biography

Ahmad Alyaseer is a Jordanian director, producer and writer. He recently directed the Emmy Award nominated kids show (Ahlan Simsim - Sesame Workshop). His Sci-Fi experimental feature (When Time Becomes a Woman, 2012) was screened at various film festivals. Ahmad has more than nine years of experience directing and producing TV series for regional platforms including Shahid,VIU and MBC.

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Director

Ahmad Alyaseer

Producer

Mais Salman

Cinematographer

Samer Nimri

Editor

Abdallah Sada

Sound

Nour Halawani

Contact

Ahmad Alyaseer
[email protected]