You can watch the official trailer for KAYAN at the following link:
The film also won the Golden Palm award for Best Sound design at the same festival.
KAYANhad its world premiere during the first edition of Red Sea Film Festival that was held last December.
The feature film tells the thrilling story of a Saudi couple who started off visiting their friends and somehow ended up spending a very stressful night in a hotel that looks haunted , so is it? The film stars Summer Shesha and Ayman Mutahar, directed by Hakeem Jomah and co-produced by Film Clinic, and MBC Studios.
“I have mixed feelings of joy, enthusiasm and fear, as if it's the first day of a new life, ” said the Saudi actress and filmmaker Summer Shasha while expressing her delight and enthusiasm for the screening of her film KAYAN in Saudi theaters, adding, "There is that feeling of happiness that overwhelms the passionate artist while preparing and executing the project, however there is another type of happiness they feel when sharing it with people, family, friends and the audience that we love, love us and encourage us and I am very excited to screen KAYAN in Saudi cinema theaters, this is only the beginning and I hope that it will win the audience's admiration meet their expectations, and help pave the road for the rise of the cinema industry in Saudi Arabia."
Summer Shesha’s latest work was co-starring in the short film MASKOON which premiered at the opening edition of Red Sea Film Festival, last December.
The film is a co-production between Saudi Arabia and USA, directed by Saudi Lina Malaika and American Oscar-nominee David Darg.
The film stars American traveler and actress Paris Verra alongside Summer and produced by Carla DiBello and Arabia Plus. In addition to the social comedy series JAMEEL JEDDAN, that Summer co-starred alongside Sarah Taibah and Saad Aziz, which streamed on Shahid.net original series at the beginning of 2022. She’s currently working on the development of her own drama series script.
Summer Sheshais a Saudi actress, writer and director who belongs to the generation of young artists who have recently shaped Saudi Arabia's art scene.
She co-starred in several films and TV dramas, including EXIT 5 written and directed by Khaled Nadershah, which joined several international festivals. THE SUN OF GNOSIS.Regarding TV dramas we have ANOTHER PLANET by Faris Godus and HUMANS 1 by Ali Alsamin.