TV series for Week 11: Qatar

Heralded by multiple news outlets as the Middle East’s first sci-fi, Medinah (2016) is a television series produced in Qatar. It’s creative team and actors are a mix of Western (familiar names for Western moviegoers are Eric Roberts and Natasha Henstridge) and Arabic backgrounds, reflecting the theme of the series how people of all cultures work together to succeed. The dystopian story line follows the survivor of a near-future Qatar after climate change renders the earth inhospitable.


sources and starting point for more research:
Medinah (2016) on imdb.com
Article on rollingstone.com
Article on broadwayworld.com
Article on syfy.com
Link to Medinah’s Youtube channel

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