Sara Ishaq
The Mulberry House
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The Mulberry House

Sara Ishaq

The Mulberry House

Ten years later, Sara returns to Yemen. She has changed but the country she knew, too.

2013
64 min.
Yemen, United Kingdom, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Egypt
Arabic
Subtitles: Catalan and Spanish

Projeccions

Sara Ishaq
The Mulberry House
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Datasheet

Show
Direction
Sara Ishaq
Executive Production
Diana El Jeiroudi
Sound
Sara Ishaq
Distribution
Proaction Film GmbH / DocsBarcelona Distribution
Co-production
Proaction Film, Seen Films, Setara Films, Dubai Film Market / Enjaaz Film Fund
Screenplay
Sara Ishaq
DOP
Sara Ishaq
Film editing
Doaa Fadel, Sara Ishaq
Music
Ahmed Al-Shaiba
Synopsis

Sara grew up in Yemen to a Yemeni father and a Scottish mother, and at age 17, finally decided to move to Scotland. Ten years later – 2011 – Sara returns to Yemen as a different person, geared up to face the home of her past and reconnect with her long-severed roots. But against all personal expectations, she returns to find her family and country teetering on the brink of a revolution.

About the direction
Sara Ishaq

Sara Ishaq

Directora

Sara has worked extensively as a director, researcher, local producer for international TV outlets s...

Awards and festivals

IDFA
Netherlands, 2013
Dubai International Film Festival
United Arab Emirates, 2013
London Human Watch Rights Film Festival
UK, 2014
DOK.fest Munich
Germany, 2014
Premi del Jurat, This Human World Festival
Austria, 2014
Special Jury Mention, DocsBarcelona+Medellín International Doc Film Festival
Colombia, 2015
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