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Principal Partners

Ajyal Film Festival 2018

All Films

Al - Kora

Special Screening

Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2013 / 2 min / Colour
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Youth, Friendship
No Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.



In an old Qatari village, a young boy is playing soccer by himself. When he accidentally throws the football over a wall and is unsure how he is going to retrieve it, his sister comes to the rescue – but her act of kindness gets her into trouble.

About the Directors

Amal Al-Muftah was born in Doha in 1994. She started making films in high school, including ‘Al-Kora’ (2013) and the award-winning ‘Alhamali’ (2014). After graduating from high school, she enrolled in Northwestern University in Qatar’s Communications programme. During her first year there, she worked on ‘Smicha’ (2016) with Innovation Films, and ‘Eh fe Amal’ (2015). Her third narrative film, ‘Sh’hab’, is currently in development.


Amal Al-Muftah
Amal Al-Muftah
Amal Al-Muftah
Anis Hammami
Mohammed Nairooz
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Assistant Director
Abdulkareem Anisetty
Hissa Al-Hardan, Khalid Al-Muftah

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