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Love Blood Test (Tahlil El Hobb)

Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

Mostafa Sheshtawy / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2015 / 5 min / Colour / DCP2K / In Arabic / English subtitles / World 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.


Baghat and Waneesa’s love blood test came out positively pink, and with that to attest to the depth of their affection for one another, they have almost everything they need to get married in the City of Love. All that’s left now is to obtain Baghat’s future father-in-law’s blessing – a simple matter of bringing Waneesa something tasty to eat, or some other equally simple and symbolic gesture. Right? If only the path to true love were this simple…

About the Director

Filmmaker and photographer Mostafa Sheshtawy was born in Egypt and raised in Qatar. He began his film career by documenting the Egyptian revolution in 2011. Since then, he has worked on various productions in Egypt and Qatar with the Doha Film Institute, primarily in the camera department. His directorial debut was the short documentary ‘Immortalizing Memories’, which screened in the Ajyal Youth Film Festival in 2015. Sheshtawy’s first short narrative film is the romantic comedy ‘Love Blood Test’ (2015).


Mostafa Sheshtawy
Mostafa Sheshtawy
Mostafa Sheshtawy
Karim Seif
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Mostafa Serry, Saeed Sheshtawy, Fatma Sharaf, Tamer Amin, Ahmed Salem, Mariam Mshaal, Ahmed Ali, Abla Sonbol, Ahmed Taha, Ziyad Omar, Laila Omar, Farida Zahran

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