Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All Films

Passport (Jawaz Safar)

Made in Qatar

Dana Almeer / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2016 / 6 min / Colour / DCP2K
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Drama
World Premiere


Reem and Mahmoud have faced all kinds of obstacles in their lives together – convincing their parents they should get married was something of a challenge, for example. Now, the couple want to go to America to deliver their first child, but paperwork, Doha traffic and the scheduling whims of the US Embassy all conspire to stand in their way. Fast-paced and very funny, ‘Passport’ shows us there’s a cheerful work-around for everything.

About the Directors

Qatari Dana Al-Meer has been a filmmaker and photographer since she was 10 years old. She has always wished to share her thoughts and heart with the world through films with a different vision. She graduated from the University of Swansea with a BA in Media Studies. She believes that dreams come true; it always starts with a dream.


Dana Almeer
Dana AlMeer
Khaled Eissa
Mahmoud Abdulaziz
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
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