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15-23 MARCH 2016


Director: Saleh Nass

Country: Bahrain

Runtime: 10 minutes


A schoolgirl is desperate to reach home when faced with the embarrassment of being picked up from school by her father in his dusty old pick-up truck. Undeterred, he decides to take a detour and take her on a small fishing trip.

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Saleh Nass is a Bahraini filmmaker. His award-winning shorts ‘Game’, ‘Central Market’ and ‘PickUp’ were Official Selections at over 30 festivals worldwide, including Slamdance, the Montreal World Film Festival, Tampere Short Film Festival and Dresden International Short Film Festival.

He writes, edits, directs, produces and co-runs a bustling production house in the Kingdom of Bahrain. As of 2015, Saleh has been chosen as a Goethe Institute scholar at the Beirut Film Station.


Follow Saleh:


Twitter: @salehnass

Facebook: salehnassfilms

Instagram: @salehnass


Screening with Middle Eastern Shorts

Bahrain: Al Riwaq @ Views Bahrain| 18 March | 7:30 PM

Qatar: Katara Art Center | 19 March | 7 PM

Kuwait: CAP | 23 March | 7 PM