The five holes in the sand dollar shell (only dead sand
dollars wash up on beaches, and live sand dollars shouldn't be collected, the author notes in the very back of the book) symbolize the nails and the spear that pierced Jesus Christ, who died for humanity's sins.
AFTER flying over thousands of miles of dead sand
and craggy mountain ranges, the aquamarine waters of the Red Sea were like a long glass of iced Evian on a sweltering hot day.
The team from Bahrain Polytechnic, which features members of the Dead Sands
team, who made and featured in a recently-released Bahrain-made zombie movie, are putting the finishing touches to their latest offering entitled Carousel.
tells the story of a group of friends struggling to come to terms with a zombie invasion.
Onto the thick, red, dead sands of Mars, the Mars rover imprinted the signature of life.
With the Mars rover, Earth was signing its name and simultaneously drawing a picture upon the dead sands of Mars, and that name and picture was Life.
Filming is about to start on a comedy-horror saga, Dead Sands, inspired by the films of the 80s and 90s in which zombies take over Bahrain.
We're proud and honoured to be associated with NYIT for this project Dead Sands," said sales and marketing manager Godwin D'Cruz.
The film was clearly made on a modest budget and some of the actors' performances are far from Oscar-worthy but Dead Sands
still manages to show the potential Bahrain has to make a unique contribution to global cinema.
They would take a couple of hours to film and edit usually, but Dead Sands is a feature film and takes a lot more time.
Dead Sands is an NYIT and FANtasy Features production, and is sponsored by Ahmed Zayani and Sons and Cineco.
is the fourth movie being produced, directed and filmed by FANtasy, a group of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) students and faculty.