Mariam Al Nuaimi is an Emirati filmmaker specializing in short-form narrative and documentary films. She holds a Master’s degree in Media and Communication from the University of Wollongong, Dubai, and is a graduate of the Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai. Currently, she works as a Multimedia Executive at Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism. Mariam’s films include Second Wife (2010), Lahjatna (2011), Sunset (2012), Drive (2014), and Qalam Wa Hubr (2020), which have been screened at numerous Festivals in the UAE and abroad, including the Abu Dhabi Film Festival where she won third prize in the Student Short Documentary Competition for her film Lahjatna (Our Accent). Mariam believes the camera can bring meaning and relevance to every story. She is grateful to her family for their unwavering support of her passion for cinema.