Welcome – Ahlan wa Sahlan

Runtime: 9 mins
Director:  Nicole R. Slaunwhite

In this queer fantasy romance, Shadia, a Syrian refugee, moves to the coast of Nova Scotia where she falls in love with a mermaid. Funded in part by the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative’s FILM 5 program.

Nicole R. Slaunwhite – Director

Nicole R. Slaunwhite is an award-winnning author and filmmaker based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She writes novels, game scripts, and comic books, and is the co-writer and director of the narrative short Welcome – Ahlan wa Sahlan as well as the director of the documentary shorts Victim Impact and Gus: A Halifax Icon.