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2018 Asian American International Film Festival

WUDU

Directed by Ahmed Hasan Ahmed

United Arab Emirates / Drama / 22 mins / Arabic with English subtitles / International Premiere

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available

Description

Two siblings are a study in contrasts in celebrating life and death. He is a cook, celebrating delicious flavours by day, and an oud musician by night. She is a woman undertaker, living between perfumes, scents, and camphor in her daily work. She lives with death every day. Baheet and Bahia live under one roof, with their intellectual differences, contradictions, and lifestyles coming between them.


Director's Bio

Ahmed Hasan Ahmed is an Emirati filmmaker. He has worked on the set design of several award-winning Emirati films. WUDU is his first short film as a director.



Plays in

  1. FAMILY AFFAIRS

    SHORTS PROGRAMS / 109 mins
    Family is never just who you’re related to. It’s the drama, the tears, the hugs, and the fights. The following films run the gamut of what it means to deal with family.

    In This Program: DILIMAN, GUO MIE, RISE & SHINE: A STORY ABOUT BREAKFAST MAKERS, STORIES ABOUT HIM, WELCOME TO THE WORLD, WUDU


Dates & Times

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available