Indian expat Shaheer Sha is jubilant as his short film on environmental issues is part of an Israeli film festival.
‘Recognition’, a 23-minute film shot in Ras Al Khaimah, was picked for the first Carmel International Short Film Festival to be held virtually in Israel’s Zikhron Yaakov this month. It is the only selection from the Middle East.
“I am proud that my work is the only representation of the UAE at an Israeli film festival. ‘Recognition’ is a suspense film aimed at highlighting environmental challenges and a message on water conservation for this generation.”
Sha has been in Abu Dhabi since 2001 and works as a sales and marketing supervisor at a private firm. The 42-year-old aspiring filmmaker from Kerala had previously directed two short films and