MANAMA, Bahrain, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air recently partnered with the Bahraini feature film The Sleeping Tree, currently in post-production. Gulf Air's Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications Mr. Mohammed Amin Hulaiwah commented on the partnership saying, "Our national carrier endeavors to extend its support to the Kingdom's many talented Bahrainis and The Sleeping Tree, a Bahraini directed and produced film is an example of this."
"We see this as an important film that will shed light on our Kingdom's culture and heritage while providing a platform to showcase some of the incredible local talent we have in the Kingdom."
Directed by Mohammed Rashed Buali; written by Fareed Ramadan; and co-produced by Buali, Ramadan and Suha Mater, The Sleeping Tree is the latest venture – and first feature length film -- of the Award winning filmmaker. In 2010, he won the Golden Lion at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, for his short documentary Reclaim (also known as The Sea Interviews). That success was followed by a nomination for Best Short Film at the Chicago International Film Festival for Huna London.
SOURCE Kingdom of Bahrain