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To My Mother (Ela Ummi)

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Amina Ahmed Al Bloshi / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2015 / 24 min / Colour / DCP2K
In Arabic, Hindi / English subtitles
Interests: Documentary
World Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.



Screenings

  • Wed, Oct 5, 07:30 PM, MIA-A

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Synopsis

Married at the age of 11, Noura was never given the chance to go to school. For most of her life, she was the wife and mother society expected her to be. But when her youngest child began his studies, so did she. Now 40 years old, Noura is at last accomplishing her dream of getting an education. In a tribute to her mother, director Amina Ahmed Al Bloshi follows Noura on this path and celebrates her tremendous achievement.

About the Director

Amina Ahmed Al Bloshi graduated from Qatar University with a BA in Mass Communication. She has directed ‘The Pearl of Qatar’s Concert: Abdulrahman Almanai’ (2013) and her graduation project, ‘Made in Qatar’ (2015). Most recently, working with the Doha Film Institute, she made ‘To My Mother’ (2015).

Credits

Director
Amina Ahmed Al Bloshi
Editor
Ibrahim Yasser, Amina Ahmed Al Bloshi, Mostafa Sheshtawy
Cinematographer
Ibrahim Yasser
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Cast
Noura G. Mohammed, Fahad Al Bloshi, Mohammed Al Bloshi

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