Ajyal Film Festival 2022

All Films


Made in Qatar

Khalifa AlMarri / Short Narrative / France, Qatar / 2016 / 8 min / Colour / DCP2K
In English / Arabic subtitles
World Premiere


We all know that breaking up is hard to do, but usually the journey from denial to acceptance is inevitable, no matter how much it hurts to recall memories of happy times. One half of this former couple, however, finds herself unable to let go and has found a peculiar way to show her everlasting love.

About the Directors

Khalifa AlMarri was born in Qatar in 1992. An artist who has made several contributions to the fine art community in Qatar, he is the director of ‘Man of the House’, which won a Made in Qatar Award at Ajyal in 2015 and was invited to the third GCC Film Festival in Abu Dhabi. AlMarri studied Mass Communications at Qatar University and holds a diploma in Directing and Filmmaking from the New York Film Academy. He made ‘Fragile’ as part of a joint Doha Film Institute – La Fémis summer course in Paris in 2016.


Khalifa AlMarri
Raphaëlle Desplechin
Khalifa AlMarri
Khalifa AlMarri
Khalifa AlMarri
Luc Pages, Abdulaziz Alballam
Chloé Dumas, François Le Mao

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