ASFOORA | عصفورة
A strange bird mercilessly teases Jana after she is caught cheating on an exam. This stylish dark comedy shows us what happens when we act on our dangerous impulses.
When she is caught cheating on an exam, Jana is sent to detention, where she encounters a cruel bird that taunts her mercilessly. The schoolgirl goes to extreme lengths to silence the creature (and cover up the messy aftermath), but it keeps coming back to pick on her insecurities. Using a mix of live-action and animation, this stylish dark comedy shows us what happens when we act on our dangerous impulses.
Ajyal Youth Film Festival - Best Short Narrative Award (Winner)
Washington Arab Film Festival (Winner)
Made in Qatar, Year-Round Tour:
[Clermont Ferrand International Film Festival Market
European Film Market, Berlinale
Cannes Short Film Corner
Sarajevo Film Festival]
The Nest, Alriwaq Bahrain
Creators of Horror Series, Museum of Islamic Arts