THE DINNER

Mariam returns home after four years at Stanford with a Korean male friend to find herself in the midst of a traditional Emirati family dinner organized by her famous butcher father.

The short family comedy was written and directed by the winners of the Paton Productions Female Short Film Program; Afana Abdulraoof Issa Alqasimi and Noura bint Hussam Al Saud.

Nancy Paton produced this film in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan 2019 with Desert Rose Films and Nineseven1 Creative.