UAE's First Feature-Length Animated Film Coming to Cinemas Soon
The UAE’s first feature-length animated film is to be released in September and we couldn’t be more excited about it. The moviewill be released 8 September so mark your calendars because it’ll definitely be a must-see film.
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero featured at this year’s Cannes Film Festival where it was awarded the Best Inspiring Movie and has even been selected for Annecy 2016, the biggest Animation Market and Animated Film Festival in the world. Ayman Jamal, the producer and director of the upcoming film, stated, “Releasing the official launch date of Bilal during Cannes Film Festival felt like a natural stage with its cinematic heritage and reputation. We are extremely proud of the quality of animation and story-telling, unheard of being produced in the Middle East”.
The much-anticipated film is about a boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior who gets abducted with his sister and taken away from his home. The story follows him as Bilal challenges everything to escape back to safety. Check out the amazing trailer below: