Sharjah: As UAE cinema-goers are about to get their first have a look at the highly-anticipated Khorfakkan film on Thursday, the chairman of Sharjah Media Council has hailed the historic movie as a milestone for the Emirati leisure trade.
Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, has lauded the film’s contribution to presenting to the world a big but little-known chapter of UAE’s historical past, which performed a formative function in shaping the nation’s identification. He mentioned: “Khorfakkan is a celebration of two deeply interconnected artwork types — literature and cinema — which might be fixed inspiration for one another and open the human thoughts to an infinite world of creativeness. We hope this movie will result in a renaissance of the wedding between the artwork types, inspiring extra cinematic variations of works of literature.”
Shaikh Sultan added: “Khorfakkan is an adaptation of Khorfakkan’s Resistance In opposition to the Portuguese Invasion of September 1507, the well-known historic treatise by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and brings to the large display, the lifetime of the heroic tribes that inhabited the town within the 16th century. This movie will stay a milestone challenge not just for Emiratis, however for folks within the Gulf area and Arabs usually.
“We additionally take nice satisfaction within the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority’s group who have been instrumental in bringing this challenge to life, together with the 2 famend worldwide administrators and an elite group of Emirati and Arab actors, who introduced the story to life,” he added.