First Arabic sci-fi animation drama, Ajwan, written by Emirati author, enthralls audience


The manufacturing of Ajwan, winner of the Best Young Adult Book award on the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature in 2013, reinforces the position of animation in instilling optimistic values and sheds gentle on the internal energy and capability of girls to beat challenges.

Ajwan tells the story of a 19-year-old refugee lady who embarks on an interplanetary journey seeking her misplaced son after the world has been decimated by an asteroid, save for a couple of survivors now misplaced in house. The sequence, additionally that includes numerous alien characters in outlandish settings, chronicles her perilous journey in deep house the place she encounters an evil alien organisation looking for to rule the galaxy.

Commenting on the launch, Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of FUNN, mentioned: “We are proud to launch this ambitious new production that reflects the vision and belief of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, in the power of arts and creativity in building communities and paving the way for younger generations to be key partners in achieving the aspirations of their nations.”

The FUNN Director added: “The phenomenal production aligns with FUNN’s mission to invest in the potential of local and Arab creatives who are making qualitative strides in the Arab drama and film industry. The launch of Ajwan ushers in a new era of original creative output in the UAE that will spark creativity and give wings to the imagination of children and youth.”

For her half, the younger grownup science fiction writer Noura al Noman mentioned that Ajwan sends out a basic message that literature has one position, which is to make humankind higher. A extra particular message considerations youth who’re the important thing to our future and should not be used to gas crises, she mentioned.

The Emirati writer added: “I wrote Ajwan as I firmly believe in the importance of targeting readers in the young adult category. The genre nurtures the intellect of children and instills values of curiosity and critical thinking to propel them to explore science, become future scientists, and serve humanity.”

The Ajwan tv sequence is a collaboration between FUNN and Barajoun Entertainment. It was produced by Ayman Jamal and Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasim. The sequence was directed by Arafa Al Mughairi and Noor Al Sheikh Al Ard and the crew of government producers embrace Arif Jilani and Huda Ahmed Al Harmoudi.

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