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The Borrowed Dress


Leen is a Dubai-based video producer and camerawoman working at CNN International. She graduated with honors from the American University in Dubai, with a major in journalism and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies and documentary film. The Borrowed Dress is her first venture into feature documentary directing, which she also shot and co-edited. She directed her first short documentary film, "Without a Frame," during university, which made it into the final selection of Original Narrative Student Short Film Festival in Dubai and Arab Short Film Festival in Beirut. The film discusses topics Leen is particularity passionate about: feminism, gender equality, and homosexuality. Leen was the producer and DOP of a short documentary called “Turoq,” also produced by the American University in Dubai. The film questions the concept of “orthodoxy” in any religion, and screened in Notre Dame University Student Film Festival in Lebanon in 2015.


Siham Abu Nabbout,Doaa Al Zoabi,Saad Alkuwatly

Director :Leen Alfaisal Language :Arabic Country :UAE
Producer :Sarah Hassan Editor :Leen Alfaisal, Roozbeh Kafi Screening Type:2D
Cinematographer :Leen Alfaisal Year :2017 Duration:56 Mins


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