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Al-Johara

QFF 2015 - Production/Post-Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Nora Al-Subai / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2016 / 26 min / Colour / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Romantic Comedy, Family

Synopsis

Made a servant in her own home by her evil stepfamily, Al-Johara receives a wedding invitation from an old childhood friend. With the help of a neighbor, an eccentric, traditional old woman, Al-Johara might be able to attend her very first wedding – and finally be like her beautiful sisters.

Credits

Director
Nora Al-Subai
Screenwriter
Nora Al-Subai
Producer
Rasha Mkachar

About the Director

Nora Al-Subai is a Qatari writer and director, born and raised in France. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a degree in Computer Science. Her short film, ‘My Hero’ (2013), premiered in the Ajyal Youth Film Festival, where it was named Best Short Film. The film also made its way into the Festival de Cannes, the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, the Children’s Film Festival Seattle, and the Latin Arab Festival in Buenos Aires.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016, Made in Qatar (World Premiere)

Contacts

  • Screenwriter

    Nora Al-Subai

    Phone: 
    +97455091929
    Email: 
    nora.alsubai@gmail.com

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