A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea

To avert a predetermined fate, twelve-year-old Yasmin and her older sister Ahlam escape beyond the boundaries set by their father, defying an enemy that lies within in order to reach a mythical sea.

Duration : 16.28

Release date : 2022

Country : Jordan/Germany

A Calling from the desert to the Sea


Murad Abu Eisheh, born in 1992 in Amman, Jordan, is a filmmaker acclaimed for his socially conscious narratives. Graduating from the German-Jordanian University in 2014, he later completed film directing studies at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2023. His breakthrough film "Tala'vision" won multiple awards, including a Student Academy Award. Through works like "A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea", he addresses socio-political injustices in the Eastern Mediterranean, notably focusing on women's liberation from patriarchal structures. Murad is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Murad Abu Eisheh Director of A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea