Staff of Life (2019)
Director: Moza Almatrooshi
United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Documentary | 5 minutes
Arabic, Farsi and Urdu with English subtitles
Staff of Life is a short film documenting the process of bread making. Arabic, Urdu and Farsi voice-overs narrate the story, which champions resilience and questions imposed standards of assimilation and conformity to survive.
This film was commissioned by BBC New Creatives with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2019), and screened as part of ICA’s Current Transmissions (2019).
Sharjah Art Foundation and Habibi Collective present five short films by MENA female directors that explore how filmmaking has enabled women to explore their own subjectivity and sense of becoming.