Must-watch: Majed Alesa creates vibrant new video about life in KSA

Colourful portrayal of Saudi society

Text: Faizal Dahlawia

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A new video by an acclaimed Saudi director cleverly highlights societal issues in a vibrant short film.

A new video by Saudi director Majed Alesa titled "Hwages" has gone viral thanks to its unique portrayal of Saudi women living within the Kingdom. Known for his ability to take classic music and poetry and transform them to cater to the contemporary palate, Alesa's new video offers a contemporary view at some of the issues that face Saudi women. Not to mention, the short music film features niqab-clad women roller-blading, shooting hoops, riding bumper cars and dancing in the park. It's a must-watch.

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