release date June 12 2022
Space Woman Screens at Abu Dhabi’s Alternative Film Festival (CINEMAS)
Short film Space Woman, by Hadi Moussally, screens at the 4th edition of The Alternative Film Festival (CINEMAS) on Thursday, June 9, at 9:00 PM Abu Dhabi Time (GMT+4). 
The 4th edition of The Alternative Film Festival (CINEMAS) features a wide range of films and themes spanning over 8 days including post screening discussions with directors and speakers from the film community. 
Space Woman world premiered at LA Shorts International Film Festival, which is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, and landed its Arab world premiere at Red Sea International Film Festival. Additionally, it screened at San Diego Arab Film Festival and International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema in Montpellier (CINEMED)
Written and directed by Hadi Moussally, Space Woman stars Maha Abas, Sana Bakri, and May Moussally and is distributed across the Arab world by MAD Solutions. 
Set in Tripoli, North Lebanon. At 64, Maha has just retired from teaching. This new life puts her in the face of her loneliness as a divorced woman and leads her to wonder: had she not always dreamed of being an astronaut? and what if she lets herself drift to this promise of escape?
Hadi Moussally is a Lebanese film director who received his master’s degree from Paris-Est Marne la Vallée University. He directed several experimental films, some of which received various distinctions in international festivals. In 2014, he made his first documentary inspired by the life of his grandmother. In 2018, Moussally completed an experimental project on Albinism "Positive" and the film’s photos have been exhibited at the UNESCO, the City Hall of Paris, and Beirut Art Fair as well. 
Moussally founded the production unit h7o7 with the aim to enable the making and promotion of films and photos where he privileged the mixture of genres between experimental, documentary, fashion and fiction. His films have been awarded worldwide and have received more than 25 awards and 200 selections in international festivals. In 2020, he founded the collective “Hybrid Wave” with around 30 hybrid artists from around the world.