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The Palm Tree (Shajarat Al-Nakheel)

DFI Cinema Under the Stars, Focus on Qatar

Jassim Al-Rumaihi / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2015 / 14 min / Colour / DCP2K
In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles
Interests: Documentary, Creative Documentary
World 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

In a sterile lab, sprouts are methodically planted, their growth observed and tracked. Seeds are washed and sifted by machines, before being precisely set in soil under bright lamps. Mainly shot using disorienting close-ups, ‘The Palm Tree’ is an observational documentary that shows us how unnatural nature can be, and unearths the science fiction in reality.

Credits

Director
Jassim Al-Rumaihi
Editor
Jassim Al Rumaihi
Cinematographer
Thomas Hines
Production Company
Doha Film Institute

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