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Film crew praised

June 12, 2014

MINISTER of State for Information Affairs and the government's official spokeswoman Sameera Rajab yesterday received the crew of The Sleeping Tree.

The meeting comes after the completion of the shooting of the film. The Information Affairs Authority is a key partner of the movie, as part of its media strategy to invest in film production.

The crew, including Bahraini director Mohammed Bu Ali, were hailed for their efforts in producing the film.

Ms Rajab paid tribute to Bahraini filmmakers who have contributed substantially to the development of theatre and drama in the Gulf. She reiterated support to all Bahrainis who have promoted the artistic movement in the kingdom.

The crew briefed the minister about the film's plot.

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Source: Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)

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