Ajyal Film Festival 2023

All Films

The Artist: Yacoub Missi

Made in Qatar

Tony El Ghazal / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2018 / 5 min / Colour / DCP / English subtitles
Interests: Documentary
No Premiere


In this short documentary, we join Syrian painter and sculptor, Yacoub Missi, as he recalls the inspirations that led him to pursue his passion for art. During the interview, which is dotted with some of his most notable artworks, we learn of his immense dedication to his craft and the importance of leaving a legacy for future generations.

About the Directors

Tony El Ghazal is a Lebanese director and filmmaker. He was born in Qatar and currently studies Media Industries and Technologies at Northwestern University in Qatar with a concentration on film. His goal is to tell the stories of the Arab world that are universal in their appeal.


Tony El Ghazal
Miguel Johnson
Special Thanks: Danielle Beverly, Antoinette & George Missi, Ihsan Ghazal, Rima Haddad, Nada Bedair
Yacoub Missi as himself

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