7th Heaven Films

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LATE SHIFT (Al-Layali Bil Matar)
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Writer & Director: Maythem Ridha, Cinematographer: Ahmad El-Darsh & Maythem Ridha, Editor: Ahmad El-Darsh & Maythem Ridha, Cast: Wisam Al-Rammah
• Winner of Alhambra Award For Excellence In The Arts (entries include LATE SHIFT & NEW VISIONS). The awards are presented annually by eminent personalities such as HRH The Prince of Wales.

• Berlinale Talent Campus supporting entry film onto the selection for Wim Wender's Berlin Angel Scheme as one of 5 international filmmakers mentored by Maria Kopf of X-Films (Goodbye Lenin, Run Lola Run).

• Selected by 7th Heaven Films & Two Rivers East to become part of the Iraqi Tales series

• Acclaimed in Arab press - The main pan-Arab newspaper AL-HAYAT publishes an article about Iraqi tales. This is subsequently syndicated to major Arab publications around the world.

• Al-Sabah Al-Jadid, one of the premier Iraqi publications distributed inside Iraq and internationally publishes a feature article about Iraqi Tales.

• The Iraqi Ministry of Culture holds a screening of Iraqi Tales and awards Maythem Ridha with a special Takreem Prize.
CREDITS
Having fled into exile a renowned Iraqi nuclear physicist drives a mini-cab on the rain-swept streets of London in order to survive. His brief encounters with passengers bring about often dramatic and at times comical situations that force him to reassess his own life and the purpose of his exile.
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