BINT WERDAN

Kuwait, Sudan, Qatar, Egypt I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 14 min

World premiere

A woman with depression struggles to keep up appearances in front of her chirpy and driven office colleagues. An encounter with a dying cockroach in the office toilet develops into an absurd friendship; the cockroach becomes the comforting companion she needs, until she realizes its destructive effects on her life.


CAST & CREDITS
Director: Maysaa Almumin
Writer: Maysaa Almumin
Cast: Enas Elfallal
DOP: Mostafa Sheshtawy
Producer: Eiman Mirghani

 

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Screening: October 10th
16:30 Panora 2


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Director: Maysaa Almumin

Maysaa Almumin is born in Kuwait and spent her formative years in London, and is currently based in Qatar. Trained in architecture and design, her previous films have an emphasis on props as character and production design. The focus in her work is often on middle-aged Arab women in the peripheries of their communities. “Bint Werdan” (“J’ai le