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His Name (His Name)

Made in Qatar

Hend Fakhroo / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2012 / 4 min / Black & White / HDCAM
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Documentary
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.

Screenings

Synopsis

An exploration of an unexpected friendship between a Qatari woman and the man who cleans the streets of her neighbourhood. One day, she finally decides to ask for his name…

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About the Directors

Hend Fakhroo is a multi-cultural Qatari director who has lived all over the world. She was born in Cairo in 1982, and grew up heavily influenced by her Egyptian grandfather, who was an acclaimed actor and director. ‘His Name’ is her first film.

Credits

Director
Hend Fakhroo
Screenwriter
Hend Fakhroo
Producer
Ahmad Al Baker, Mohamed Al-Hammadi
Music
On Being Human
Cinematographer
Ali Al Anssari
Cast
Hend Fakhroo

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