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...the fusion of stark alienation and deadpan humor makes it an unusually accomplished debut...First-generation immigrant aspirations and estrangement tangle unpredictably, and movingly, in Namour.
— Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter

Ava DuVernay’s Array Acquires L.A. Film Fest Winner ‘Namour’

“Writer-director Heidi Saman’s portrayal of frustration and anxiety within the American immigrant community is heartfelt yet elegantly understated in Namour,” said Array executive director Tilane Jones today. “We’re excited to introduce Saman’s stirring debut feature film to an international film audience.”

Namour is a film about why life can feel like it’s passing us by.

CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 05: (L-R) Actors Wedad Abdou and Nicole Haddad, director Heidi Saman, actor Karim Saleh and producer Matthew Keene Smith speak onstage at the premiere of 'Namour' during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival at Arclight Cinemas Culver City on June 5, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)