Must-watch: Sheikh Hamdan releases trailer for Awaken

Dubai in focus

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Image: Sheikh Hamdan

Sheikh Hamdan has just released the trailer for a new documentary featuring Dubai's well-known landmarks and it's a must-watch...

Dubai's Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum has just released the first official trailer for a new documentary, aptly titled Awaken. The Dubai Film production highlights the merge between technology and humanity as director and cinematographer, Tom Lowe utilises different techniques — time-lapse, time-dilation, underwater and aerial cinematography — to capture different perspectives of the world. After five years of production, the feature film will showcase different visuals taken in over 30 countries and cities, Dubai's Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa and Sheikh Zayed Road included. 

Releasing the trailer via Instagram, Sheikh Hamdan wrote a caption that said that creating "@AwakenFilm (was) an unforgettable experience and a new perspective on how we see the world around us. Five years in the making, Awaken is not just a movie about the world we live in, but a celebration of the spirit of life and an exploration of the Earth that we humans call home."

While there are no further updates on the exact release date of the film, watch this space. Now, watch the first trailer for Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, which will also feature royals Prince William and Prince Harry.

Related articles

Buro 24/7 Selection