release date May 27 2022
DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN Screens in Saudi and Kuwaiti Theatres
 DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN, by Zaid Abu Hamdan is commercially released in Saudi theatres, in collaboration with Rowad Media, a production and distribution company, and in Kuwaiti theatres. It is set to release in further Arab countries soon. 
The film will run in 23 theatres across the KSA. The theatres are Empire Jeddah, Empire Abha, Empire Khobar, Empire Jizan, Empire Arar, Empire Hail, Cinepolis Jeddah, Cinepolis Jizan, AMC Riyadh Gallery, AMC Hafr Albatin, VOX Al Qasr Mall, VOX Hail Square, VOX Riyadh Front, VOX Riyadh Park, Muvi Nakheel Riyadh, Muvi Salam Mall Riyadh, Muvi Riyadh Boulevard, Muvi Unaizah Boulevard, Muvi Aziz Mall, Muvi Mall of Arabia, Muvi Yasmin Mall Jeddah,Muvi City Walk Taif and Muvi Mujan Park Abha. 
On a parallel note, it will run in 5 Kuwaiti theatres, which are Cinescape 360, Cinescape Avenues, Cinescape Assima, Cinescape Al- Fanar and 1954 Film House. 
In parallel with the film’s screening, the official character posters, which reveal the unique features of each of the film’s leading actresses, are released. 
Most recently, DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN’s official trailer was uploaded on Facebook and Instagram. To watch it, click the following links.
DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN was the opening film at Malmo Arab Film Festival in Sweden, and won the Audience Award at San Diego Arab Film Festival, USA. Additionally, it world premiered at Cairo International Film Festival where it won the Audience Award and screened at Beirut International Women Film Festival and Red Sea International Film Festival ( Arab Spectacular Section).
DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN received wide acclaim from critics regionally and internationally. “The film is enjoyable and the script is peppered with plenty of laughs and nice set pieces,”  Jay Weissberg wrote in The Film Verdict. While film critic Ola El Shafie described the film in ElWatan News saying, “In Arab Cinema, it is rare to find a non-Egyptian film that generates so much laughter.” Furthermore, the CIFF newsletter described the film as, “A Heart-warming ode to sisterhood in all its colorful complexities.”
The film follows the storyline of Zainab who wakes up to a shocking discovery that could defame her in the neighborhood. She quickly calls for her sister’s aid. Yet, fiery Amaal has her own secret struggle and is not having her sister Samah, who is too busy to be there. Meanwhile, Khitam tries to focus on her own mission.
Written and directed by Zaid Abu Hamdan, DAUGHTERS OF ABDULRAHMAN stars Saba Mubarak, Farah Bsaiso, Hanan Al Hilo, Mariam Al Basha, and Khalid Al Tarifi. It is produced by Pan East Media (Saba Mubarak & Aya Wuhoush), Lagoonie Film Production, Wika Production and Distribution, and Arab Media Network. MAD Solutions handles the film’s distribution in the Arab world.
The film received multiple funds, including Doha Film Institute development fund, the Jordan Film Fund of the Royal Film Commission development and production funds, as well as a fund from CineGouna Platform (post-production) at El Gouna Film Festival. The film was also selected among the finalist projects at the Tribeca Film Festival - All Access program, and selected for RFC Rawi Screenwriters Lab.
Pan East Media is a Jordanian production house, established in 2011 by Saba Mubarak and Aya Wuhoush with an aim to create authentic audio-visual content in Jordan and to present first-rate artistic work on both regional and international levels. In 2015, Saba moved the company's headquarters to the UAE and expanded the company's services to include cultural events management, talent management, and entertainment production. Moreover, the company aims to enrich the quality of the content delivered, and throughout the years it has created and developed several scenarios for both cinema and television.
Born and raised in Amman, Jordan, Zaid Abu Hamdan holds an MFA from the New York Film Academy in Hollywood, California. Zaid started his career working on international TV shows as an Assistant Director and Producer, including E! Entertainment’s coverage of the Golden Globe and Academy Awards. In addition, Zaid worked as a television reporter for Middle East Broadcast Corporation group (MBC Group) in Hollywood. He also worked on directing reality and scripted shows such as Sesame Street, a competition that shows and mentors the Arab Film Studio program at Image Nation, Abu Dhabi. Since 2009, Zaid has written and directed five award-winning and audience-acclaimed short films, including Bahiya & Mahmoud, which was the official Jordanian submission to the Academy Awards in 2012.