P R E M I E R E

‘Precious’ first appeared as part of the 3rd season of ‘Qomrah', a TV show showcasing short films from up-and-coming filmmakers in the Middle East airing yearly on MBC networks. It is also a competition with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash prizes.

The show spans the 30 days of Ramadan, airing a short film each day. ‘Precious’ was one of 30 original scripts submitted into the competition that won a $10,000 production grant. The main premise and criteria for evaluating the scripts was that it had to revolve around socially-conscious issues as well as being limited to a duration of 6 minutes.