Sara Balghonaim is a Saudi filmmaker based between Riyadh and New York. Before her time at NYU, she shadowed director Haifa Al Mansour while working as an Assistant Director on 'The Perfect Candidate'. She was also an Assistant Director on several notable Saudi films like 'The Rat', 'The Last Visit', and 'Black Sand'. 'Me & Aydarous is her directorial debut.
Jude coerces her disapproving driver, Aydarous, into taking her to meet a date. Set over the course of a night in 2005 Riyadh, Jude must find creative ways to get rid of Aydarous so that she can have an intimate moment with her boyfriend.
Aspen Film Festival, United States of America (USA)
Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Sara Balghonaim , Raed Alsemari , Salman Al Musaad
Ida Alkusay , Ballah Mohammed Alfadhel , Saleh Alshirian