This is my night

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Based on true story, this short film, set after the occupation in Iraq. When killing, kidnapping and stealing has been part of Iraqi’s lifestyle, a young girl with a dream of getting married from her beloved fiancée will be crashed into pieces when her cousin decided to interfere and destroy her dream

Alaa Shaker

Alaa is one of our creative lab community members and an inspiring applicant. This project has been an amazing chapter in our journey. Huge thanks to all our creative lab members who have contributed to this amazing project.

who worked on this project

  • Maryam Al HosaniProps assistant / art department assistant
  • Amna Al MehairiBehind the scenes photography
  • Hayfa Al Hidary Makeup assistant
  • Wadeema Al MararBehind the scenes / production assistant
  • Ahmed Al RasheedProduction assistant
  • Hammad Al Shamsi2nd AD
  • Waleed Al MadaniCamera Assistant
  • Mohammed KanjoIntern
  • Khalid Al NeaimiIntern
  • Rodi Kanjo Photogrpapher
  • Ohood KareemMake up
  • Eva Khalilhair stylist

Festivals, Awards & Nominations

  • Selected at Dubai Film Festival 2013

Technical Specifications


shooting format: Alexa Arricam
screening format: Apple proress 4444
frames/sec: 25 fps
screen ratio: 2.35:1
colour / B&W: Colour
running time: 11:28 minutes


sound format:
language: Arabic