Water Religion

Water Religion is a short narrative film tells the story of “Issa”, a blind tanager who has dream to sail the sea looking after his lost father fisherman against all odds. Meanwhile Issa feels sad about his best friend and only childhood friend “Zahra”, a disable girl who is suffering death due to unknown illness. In the middle of the film Issa meets “Sabeet”, an old strange man who hide a deadly secret .The film ends with an open ending with a main question, Did Issa successes to sail and find his father?

  • Haitham Sulaiman
    Watermelon , Hologram, A Straight Line
  • Haitham Sulaiman
    99 Love Balloons , Wings of Heaven,Merchant of Time
  • Haitham Sulaiman
    Watermelon , Hologram
  • Oman Film Society
  • Hamza AL Hashmi
    Key Cast
  • Saleh Zaal AL Farsi
    Key Cast
    The Boom
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    ديانة الماء
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  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 15, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
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  • Language:
    Arabic, English
  • Shooting Format:
    Braw- Prores (Sony & Black Magic
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • EuroAsia Film Festival Shorts
    Washington DC
    United States
    April 20, 2023
Director Biography - Haitham Sulaiman

Haitham Sulaiman is a well known screenwriter and Director in his Country .His films were screened in varioua countries like Algeria,Iraq,Sweeden,Bulgaria,Saudi Arabia.USA .He wrote and directed short fipms like ,Water Religion(2023), A Straight Line(2019), Hologram(2016).He was awarded 3 years in arow for Best Feature Film Screenplay (Wings of Heaven, Stone,Bin Soula)

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Films Are Salvation of Reality