Afnan Bawyan is a Saudi director and screenwriter. She worked on several Saudi feature-length live-action films that were produced by Ithra Center for World Culture, the Red Sea International Film Festival, and Netflix. 'Saleeg' (2023) is her debut film, she is currently developing her first feature film 'Photographer of Madina'.
A lonely grandmother living in a neighborhood full of strangers must confront her stubbornly independent nature when she accidentally causes a pot of boiling rice to overflow, turning into a flood threatening her house.
Saudi Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Annecy Film Festival, France
Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Anima Festival, Belgium
Mariam Khayat , Afnan Bawyan
Sophia Hassan Puri , Amal Alamoudi
Cinepoetics Pictures , Kinana Films