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Scales

September 2019

1h 15min

Drama, Mystery

Scales

Now showing

Set in a dystopian landscape, Scales is the story a young girl who stands alone against her family and overturns the village tradition of sacrificing the female children.

Scales is now showing in US cinemas!

Viewers will be able to experience the debut film from Saudi Arabian writer-director Shahad Ameen in cinemas across New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Colombus, and New Orleans among others, in the UAE’s first ever theatrical release in North America.

Scales will show in the following cinemas:

  • New York: IFC Center
  • West Los Angeles: Laemmele’s Royal Theatre
  • City of Industry, CA: Vineland Drive-In Theatre
  • Montpelier, VT: Savoy Theatre
  • Philadelphia, PA: PFS Bourse Theatre
  • Colombus, OH: Gateway Film Center
  • New Orleans, LA: Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Centre
  • Modesto, CA: State Theatre of Modesto
  • Bethlehem, NH: Colonial Theatre
  • Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Institute of Art

Tickets: https://scalesofficial.film/buy-tickets

Festival Status

  • Winner – Verona Film Club Award at Venice International Film Festival, Critics Week 2019
  • Winner – Best Asian Feature at the Singapore Film Festival 2019
  • SXSW 2020 – Global Section
  • BFI Film Festival – Sutherland Competition 2019
  • Carthage Film Festival 2019
  • Cairo Film Festival 2019 – Horizons of New Arab Cinema Competition

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  • Director:Shahad Ameen
  • Producer(s):R.Paul Miller (p.g.a), Stephen Strachan (p.g.a), Rula Nasser
  • Language:Arabic
  • Stars:Ashraf Barhoum, Yagoub AlFarhan, Fatima Al Taei, Haifa AlAgha, Hafssa Faisal, Abdulaziz Shtian, Basima Hajjar ​
  • Writer(s):Shahad Ameen
  • Exec producer:Mohamed Al-Daradji, Majid Al Ansari
  • Release date:12 November, 2020
  • Company credits:Image Nation Abu Dhabi

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Award leaf left Verona Film Club Award at Venice International Film Festival, Critics Week 2019 Award leaf right

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