The local film industry is about to get a major boost with Emirati director Majid Al Ansari’s inaugural feature-length flick.
Image Nation announced that it has wrapped production on Zinzana, a psychological thriller, from the up and coming filmmaker. Al Ansari has previously worked on other local feature films including Ali Mostafa’s recently released From A to B and Emirati film Sea Shadow.
Zinzana, described as a psychological thriller set in a prison, was filmed in Jordan. The cast includes Arab stars Saleh Bakri (Salvo), Ali Suliman (Paradise Now), Emirati actors Ali Al Jabri and Mansoor Al Feeli, Saudi actress Ahd (Wadjda), Kuwaiti actress Yasah and Eyad Hurani (Omar).
The 27-year-old’s first sci-fi short film, Intruder! won a Golden Palm award at the Mexico International Film festival in 2012, and screened at numerous festivals around the globe. His upcoming feature is set to go into post production in Dubai in the coming months.
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