Envy the Dead/Hassad Al Möta
By: Isa Swain
(UAE, 2011, 10 min)
Screens: Friday, November 11th, 9:30pm
A lone survivor navigates the wreckage of a metropolis in the wake of a zombie epidemic. This short, produced in Abu Dhabi, is billed as the first-ever Arab zombie film.
Isa Swain was raised between the United Kingdom and the Middle East. After completing a degree from the New York Film Academy in Abu Dhabi, he made several short films and began working within the local film industry.