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The Flute (Al Nai)

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ABOUT THE FILM

Ali, a Jordanian Bedouin boy who loves his Nai and his brother Omar embark on a trip to the borders of Aqaba while on the other side, in Ilat, Noor, an Arab Israeli girl, travels with her parents. Ali and Noor’s destinies become entwined after a series of spontaneous events which lead to an inevitable encounter of the two; still, there are obstacles that stand on their way which they have to overcome.

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DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Jordan
Activities:
Said Najmi was born and raised in Jordan, finished his degree from the University Of Huddersfield, UK, in Multimedia Technology studies. Joined several Digital Filmmaking Workshops where he directed his first short film The Other Side of My Neighborhood which was screened in many festivals. Then he was granted a scholarship MFA Cinematic Arts in the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts, Aqaba – Jordan. He had just graduated, now giving workshops in Digital Filmmaking and Directing the Bedouin episode in the documentary series To Be a Human Being project with EICTV - Cuba [http://www.humanobeing.org/].
Screening / Award history:
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