Nasser Goes To Space
QFF Spring 2017 - Production Stage
Current project status: PRODUCTION
Nasser is a highly imaginative seven-year-old boy coping with his parents’ divorce by escaping to a magical place he has created in his imagination along with his two toys, Thunder and Lightning. In the imagined world, the space adventurer Captain Nasser and his two friends go on missions to ﬁnd the rarest of treasures for their Queen. As his parents’ constant ﬁghting intensiﬁes, Nasser overhears them talking about losing their love for one another. Being a naive child, Nasser sets out to ﬁnd the lost object of their love.
About the Director
Mohamed Al Mahmeed is a Qatari filmmaker. In 2011, assisted by Doha Film Institute, Mohamed wrote and directed his first short, Fahad, which screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival. In 2015, Mohamed was selected for La Femis Summer Gulf Program in Paris where he directed a short film. He worked on the preparation and production of Al Johara, a short film supported by DFI’s Qatari Film Fund. Mohamed is currently working on 'Superpower', his first feature, about a Qatari family dealing with their son’s terminal illness. The project was awarded a development fund from Doha Film Institute.