'Behind The Scenes Of A Prime Time Arab Talk Show'
Satellite Queens chronicles the lives of four female journalists-turned-stars, who host the weekly talk show Kalam Nawaem (“Sweet Talk”), known for its taboo subject matter. Hugely popular in the Arab region, the program attracts millions of male and female viewers of all ages. This documentary becomes a subtle cinematographic journey, exploring the contradictions, doubts and opportunities which satellite TV is introducing to contemporary Arab life.
Submarine is a production studio in Amsterdam that develops and produces feature films, documentaries, animation and transmedia. Submarine has established itself as an innovative company, mixing traditional and interactive storytelling, all with an international focus. The company works with directors who explore the boundaries of the moving image, with renowned talent such as Peter Greenaway and Tommy Pallotta as well as with young and upcoming talent. Submarine co-produces most of its films, animation and transmedia productions in collaboration with broadcasters, distributors and publishers from around Europe and the United States.