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DFI Cinema Under the Stars

Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2013 / 2 min / Colour / Digital
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Youth, Friendship
World Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.



Screenings

  • Fri, Mar 16, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Sat, Mar 17, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Sun, Mar 18, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served

Synopsis

In an old Qatari village, a young boy is playing soccer by himself. When he accidentally throws the football over a wall and is unsure how he is going to retrieve it, his sister comes to the rescue – but her act of kindness gets her into trouble.

About the Director

Amal Al-Muftah was born in Doha in 1994. She started making films in high school, including ‘Al-Kora’ (2013) and the award-winning ‘Alhamali’ (2014). After graduating from high school, she enrolled in Northwestern University in Qatar’s Communications programme. During her first year there, she worked on ‘Smicha’ (2016) with Innovation Films, and ‘Eh fe Amal’ (2015). Her third narrative film, ‘Sh’hab’, is currently in post-production.

Credits

Director
Amal Al-Muftah
Screenwriter
Amal Al-Muftah
Producer
Amal Al-Muftah
Editor
Anis Hammami
Cinematographer
Mohammed Nairooz
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Assistant Director
Abdulkareem Anisetty
Cast
Hissa Al-Hardan, Khalid Al-Muftah

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