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TRIBECA N.O.W. SHOWCASE

THE 99 NAMES OF GOD

SHORT NARRATIVE 7 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE THE 99 NAMES OF GOD
Arab-American filmmaker Yumna Al-Arashi embraces the rhythmic rituals that have run alongside Islamic tradition throughout the centuries in this surreal and poetic short film. Piecing together old and new, Al-Rashi's dream-like imagery breathes fresh air to a subject hardly seen in positive light.

Screening with Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase: Short Form

About the Creator(s)
London-based artist Yumna Al-Arashi was born to a Yemeni father and Egyptian mother and raised in the United States. Her work confronts her own struggles of identity and belonging as both a woman and a Muslim. Her background in politics—she studied international politics at the New School—and journalism shines in her work, in which she focuses on humanitarian issues such as women’s rights and labor injustices.
Experimental, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)

Film Info
  • Section:
    Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase
  • Year:
    2018
  • Length:
    7 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, English
  • Country:
    UK
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Project Creator:
    Yumna Al-Arashi
  • Producer:
    Yumna Al-Arashi
  • Screenwriter:
    Yumna Al-Arashi
  • Cinematographer:
    Harry Wheeler
  • Editor:
    David Bertschinger Karg
  • Composer:
    Chris Banks
  • Executive Producer:
    Sarah Al Aulaqi

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