HAMAMA

Muhr Arab Documentary
United Arab Emirates / 2010 / Arabic, English dialogue with English, Arabic subtitles / Colour / HDCam / 64 minutes

Winner of Muhr Emirati /Special Jury Prize: Nujoom Alghanem (Director)

Synopsis

Hamama is nearly 90-years-old, a spiritual healer renowned as a living legend across the United Arab Emirates. Blessed with an incredible gift of healing, she nevertheless has to face her increasing frailty which threatens to impact her work and her livelihood. Her skills are incredibly valuable to hundreds who continue to visit her each day where she lives in Al Dhaid- Sharjah, seeking her essential cures. Yet, Hamama struggles with the responsibility of providing the care that is so greatly needed, while confronting her own personal hardships.

Genre

Documentary

Cast & Credits

Violence 12+

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