THE TAMBOUR OF RETRIBUTION
Saudi Arabia I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 92 min
In a poor neighborhood in the heart of Riyadh, Shama finds herself in a dilemma and has to sing at weddings with her mother to help her collect blood money in order to avoid an unwanted marriage.
Abed Al-Aziz Alshelahi is a Saudi director and filmmaker, born in Riyadh in 1986. His passion for movie making started at an early
age. He has directed four short films, and the feature films “Zero Distance” (2018) and “Had Altar” (2021). He is currently
developing his third feature, “Hobal”.