Ajyal Film Festival 2023

All Films

Unrestrained (Bala Quyoud)

Made in Qatar

Houssam Laabar / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2018 / 9 min / Colour / DCP
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Action, Comedy, Documentary
Qatar Premiere


A high-octane documentary that follows the exhilarating, yet extremely dangerous sport of dune bashing. Through this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the secretive sport, we learn the unwritten rules and explore what motivates many to take part in such a risky hobby, which can often end in serious injury or worse. So fasten your seatbelt as we take a trip deep into the Qatari desert...

About the Directors

Houssam Laabar is a filmmaker born in Oman and raised in Qatar. He fell in love with documentary filmmaking while studying TV and Broadcast Journalism at Qatar University.


Houssam Laabar
Abdullah Khattab

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