A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
An intimate portrait of Yemen as the revolution unfolds, told through the eyes of tour guide leader Kais, an intelligent commentator on the changing times in Yemen, offering poignant moments of reflection, loss, anger and hope on the unknown road to revolution. Filmed over the course of the past year we see Kais's journey from pro-President to reluctant revolutionary, joining angry protesters in the increasingly bloody streets of Sana'a.
Three Yemeni teenage girls enter an entrepreneurship competition but along the way encounter the hardships of a country marked by a broken educational system, joblessness and a threatening Al-Qaeda presence.
Directed by Atef Salem.
British-born filmmaker Bader Ben Hirsi, whose parents fled Yemen in the 1960s in the midst of a political revolution, tours his ancestral homeland with the help of one of the country's most eccentric immigrants -- an Englishman who's been living as a Yemeni in the ancient city of Sana'a for 16 years. Their journey is captured on camera by award-winning cinematographer Koutaiba Aljanabi (Jiyan).