Arabian Alien

About

Saad, a married Muslim man, gets over his depression after a space alien is introduced into his life.

Screens with Shorts Program 2

YEAR 2019

CATEGORY Shorts Programs

COUNTRY Saudi Arabia/U.S.A.

RUN TIME 17 min

LANGUAGE Arabic

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

EMAIL almotaz@live.com

PHONE (323) 557-5551

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Artist Bio

Meshal Aljaser

Meshal Aljaser was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where movie theaters were illegal. His childhood was spent consuming YouTube content—until age 15 when he started uploading his own shorts, which now have over 870 million views. His 2016 short Is Sumiyati Going to Hell? tackled the exploitation of migrant workers in the region. The following year, he made the award-winning short Under Concrete about the Syrian war.