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Reasons Why You Need to Conserve Water and Electricity

Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

Tala Abu Samaan, Hessa al Muhannadi / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2014 / 3 min / Colour / DCP / Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.


This film dispenses precious information about water and electricity consumption, giving us some practical tips on how to save energy and so reduce harm to Planet Earth. Through simple but effective drawings, we learn that fossil fuels are used to heat water to distill it for drinking and to generate electricity. But these fuels generate environmentally unfriendly gases. What is the solution?

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About the Director

Tala Abu Samaan was born in Hamilton, Canada, in 1999 to a Palestinian family. Raised in Qatar, Abu Samaan is a student at Qatar Independent Secondary School. Her interest in humanitarian and enviromental issues inspired her to make films. She has directed six short science-based films and posted them on her YouTube channel.

Hessa al Muhannadi is a filmmaker based in Qatar.


Tala Abu Samaan, Hessa al Muhannadi
Hessa al Muhannadi

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