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Makh'bz

DFI Cinema Under the Stars

Aisha R. Al Muhannadi / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2015 / 4 min / Colour / DCP2K
In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles
Interests: Documentary, Creative Documentary
No Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.



Screenings

  • Sun, Apr 2, 07:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Thu, Apr 6, 07:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Fri, Apr 7, 07:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served

Synopsis

The repetitive actions of men and machines become a dance of grace and beauty in ‘Makh'bz’ as Aisha Al Muhannadi transforms the making of bread in Madinat Khalifa into a mesmerising vision. Following the stages of the breadmaking process – from mixing ingredients through kneading, baking and packaging – ‘Makh'bz’ is a stunning meditation on the time, energy and skilled craft that go into providing Doha with its daily bread.

About the Director

Aisha Al Muhannadi is currently studying Communications at Northwestern University in Qatar. Her first experience with filmmaking was when she directed and produced the documentary ‘Big Dreams’, which was nominated for best sound and cinematography awards at the Qatar Model United Nations Film Festival in 2011. She then continued making short films, including documentaries as well as promos for a friend’s business. She also supports others who are working in the film world. Her documentary 'Mubabak AlMalik' screened in the Doha Film Institute's Focus on Qatar series earlier this year.

Credits

Director
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi
Screenwriter
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi
Producer
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi
Editor
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi
Music
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi
Cinematographer
Aisha R. Al Muhannadi

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