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Hind's Dream (Hilm Hind)

Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

Suzannah Mirghani / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2014 / 9 min / Colour / DCP / In Arabic / English subtitles / Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.

Synopsis

Hind, a young bedouin woman, spends weeks alone while her husband is away hunting. Their tent is her entire world, yet her dreams and thoughts carry her miles away, over the desert, under the sea, to the fast-changing urban landscape of Doha. Past and future, tradition and innovation, reality and dreams smoothly blend in the evocative monologue of a woman who might be living in a confined space, but whose sense and sensibility are larger than life.

About the Director

Suzannah Mirghani was born in 1978 into a Russian-Sudanese background. She has always been interested in stories that examine the interconnection of ethnicities and identities. She holds an MA in Communication and Media Studies from the Eastern Mediterranean University in North Cyprus. Mirghani currently lives and works in Qatar. ‘Hamour’, her first short film, was made during a workshop at the Doha Film Institute, and has been screened at several film festivals.

Credits

Director
Suzannah Mirghani
Screenwriter
Suzannah Mirghani
Producer
Haya Al Romaihi, Dwaa Osman, Rodney Sharkey, Julietta Mirghani
Editor
Suzannah Mirghani
Cinematographer
Suzannah Mirghani
Sales Company
Georgetown University - Qatar
Production Company
Georgetown University - Qatar
Cast
Razan Al Humaidi, Asli Altinisik, Athanasios Sardellis

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