Ajyal Film Festival 2022

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Unrestrained (Bala Quyoud)

Made in Qatar - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

Houssam Laabar / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2018 / 9 min / Colour / DCP / In Arabic / English subtitles / 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.

Synopsis

A high-octane documentary that follows the exhilarating, yet extremely dangerous sport of dune bashing. Through this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the secretive sport, we learn the unwritten rules and explore what motivates many to take part in such a risky hobby, which can often end in serious injury or worse. So fasten your seatbelt as we take a trip deep into the Qatari desert...

About the Director

Houssam Laabar is a filmmaker born in Oman and raised in Qatar. He fell in love with documentary filmmaking while studying TV and Broadcast Journalism at Qatar University.

Credits

Director
Houssam Laabar
Cinematographer
Abdullah Khattab

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