Ertidad (Goin South)
A newlywed couple pays their first visit to the groom's hometown in a small Southern Saudi village where they will celebrate their marriage.
Nervous and desperate for her in-laws' approval, the bride, Aya, makes a daring choice, while her husband Nader tries to cope with the consequences. The new relationship is put under its first test
14: 16 min | Arabic | Arri raw 2.8K | 1:85:1 | Color
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Mohammed Alhamoud | CAST: Fatima AlBanawi, Ayman Mutahar, Alanoud Yousef | PRODUCER:S Mohammed Alhamoud, Saleem Homsi | DISTRIBUTOR: MAD SOLUTIONS
SCREENINGS & AWARDS
(Poland) Lublin Film Festival
(Bangladesh) Dhaka International Film Festival
(France) CINECO Cinéma itinérant en Cévennes
(Canada) Quebec City Film Festival
(Indonesia) Minikino Film Week – Bali International Short Film Festival
(Germany) 16th Arab Film Festival in Tübingen/Stuttgart
(Netherlands) Arab Film Festival Rotterdam
(Italy) XXI Festival Internazionale Corti da Sogni Antonio Ricci
(Saudi Arabia) Redsea International Film Festival
Mohammed Alhamoud co-founded the Talashi Film collective in 2008 before obtaining an MFA in Film from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He wrote & directed a few shorts including Shadow (2009) and Ertidad (2019) which was selected for the International Competition of Clermont-Ferrand.
Before founding Last Scene Films Alhamoud produced a few short films & documentaries including the award-winning short Hajwalah (2015) by Rana Jarbou and the BBC documentary Our World (2016).