Nahla Al Fahad tells the story of independence through the eyes of Emirati students
بصمة جميلة تركتها المخرجة نهلة الفهد على الساحة الفنية المحلية والخليجية، من خلال تجاربها الدرامية الثلاث، التي خاضت خلالها «حرب القلوب»، لتدق معها «ساعة الصفر»، وتسيل فيها «دموع الأفاعي». تلك الأعمال أتاحت لها التعبير عن حكايات مستوحاة من قلب المجتمع،
Exclusive awards ceremony held at Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi on Tuesday evening Last night, the regional film industry recognised future talent as Image Nation Abu Dhabi, one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the Middle East, crowned the winners
In a conversation with Newsweek Middle East, Emirati filmmaker, director and producer, Nahla Al Fahad, is contemplative. A packed schedule and constant travelling have not fazed Fahad, who is now known for her Oscar-shortlisted hijab documentary, The Tainted Veil.
Nahla Al-Fahad's documentary on the hijab played at the Carmel Film Festival this month in California.
Nahla Al Fahad started Beyond Studios in 2010, and has since produced videos for music artists in the Middle East, television commercials, plus corporate and promotional videos.
Nahla Al Fahad, who has been quietly compiling a portfolio of work over the past 10 years, says her aim has always been to make films that are both original and offbeat.
Anasy Media, a UAE production company, has completed post-production on its first international feature documentary ‘The Tainted Veil’, co-directed by US director Ovidio Salazar, Emirati director Nahla Alfahad and Syrian Director Mazen AlKhayrat.