The Worthy – المختارون

Directed by Ali F. Mostafa Starting 3 August

United Arab Emirates | 2016 | 99 min | in Arabic with English subtitles
With: Samer Al Masri, Mahmoud Al-Atrash, Samer J. Ismael, Maisa Abd Elhadi


The Worthy is set in a dystopian future which has been plunged into chaos due to a chronic water shortage. The story follows a small group of survivors seeking refuge with the only clean remaining water source in the area. When two visitors infiltrate their compound, they soon become pawns in a test for survival, where only one of them shall be chosen worthy.