BIFF Selects Short Slot
Sun Mar 5, 2017 – 12:00 pm | Domenico’s
A Beautiful Mess
Directed by Shahir Zag
United Arab Emirates | 13 min | 2016
A maid takes the break up of the family she works for very personally.
Director, Producer, Writer
Shahir Zag made his directorial debut with the short film ‘A Tree in the Sea,’ receiving awards for Best Director, Best Short Film and Best Cinematography at festivals around the world. He works in Dubai as the chief creative officer of an independent advertising agency. Zag has won a bevy of awards for his advertising work, including 35 Lions at the prestigious Cannes Advertising Festival. A Beautiful Mess is his second short film, and he is currently writing the screenplay for his first feature.