Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All Films


Made in Qatar

Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2018 / 13 min / DCP2K
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Drama


In the old village of Al Wakrah, a mischievous 8-year-old girl would do anything to spend time with her father and older brother at sea. In an effort to keep her home and safe, her mother begins to share with her the most elaborate mythological tales about falling stars. But this only stokes the little girl's imagination further, and she sets out to find one at night in an enchanting tale about childlike curiosity and wonder.

About the Directors

Amal Al-Muftah was born in 1994 in Doha, and is currently studying Communications at Northwestern University in Qatar. She started making films in high school, then narrowed her focus to directing. Her previous work includes ‘AlKora’ (2013), the award-winning ‘Alhamali’ (2014), and ‘Smicha’ (2016).


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