Arab Film Studio Film MUM Nabs Best International Film Award at Georgia Docs Film Fest

June 2019

Image Nation’s Arab Film Studio film MUM, directed by Emirati filmmaker Mariam Alawadhi, has nabbed the Best International Film Award this week at the Georgia Documentary Film Festival. 

Winner of the AFS Documentary 2018 Award, the film focuses ona young girl who voices her emotions toward her non-Emirati mother. As viewers listen to her story, her struggles with her mixed cultural background emerge.

This marks the 23rd international award for the Arab Film Studio films out of 33film festival participations. In 2018, the program officially crossed 200 film festival selections.

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