The drama marks the country’s first submission to be filmed entirely in Arabic.
Rattle The Cage director Majid Al Ansari [pictured] will be an executive producer on the projects.
Screen is teaming with December’s Dubai International Film Festival to spotlight emerging talent from the region.
Dir. Abba T. Makama. Nigeria, 2016, 102 minutes
Dir/scr: Avi Nesher. Israel, 2016, 112 mins
Dir/scr. Maysaloun Hamoud. Israel/France, 2016, 96 mins.
Dir: Mira Nair. Uganda/South Africa. 2016. 124mins