Arabian Alien at Sundance 2020
Arabian Alien , the narrative short film written and directed by New York Film Academy (NYFA) BFA Screenwriting alum Meshal Al Jaser will screen in competition at this year lineup at the Sundance 2020 film festival. Also, Arabian Alien is nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film.
Al Jaser originally hails from Saudi Arabia and enrolled in the BFA screenwriting program at NYFA’s Burbank based campus in Summer 2017, where he honed his skills at writing short and feature screenplay.
Happy to announce that Arabian Alien, a short I produced, is an official selection to premiere at Sundance 2020. Thank you to the amazing cast and crew for the art and effort! pic.twitter.com/SaNHcdIkPZ
— Almotaz Aljefri (@Almotaz) December 11, 2019
Arabian Alien tells the story of Saad , a married Muslim man dealing with depression when an alien from outer space is suddenly introduced into his life. The short was produced by NYFA alum Almotaz Aljefri.
The iconic Sundance Film Festival is the country’s largest independent film fest and one of the most well-known around the globe which held annually in Park City, Utah. This year Sundance 2020 will run from January 23 to February 2.
News Source : GlobeNewswire