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A Simple Cut (قصّت ظفايرها)

Qumra Projects

Maha Al-Jefairi / Short Narrative / Qatar
In Arabic
Interests: Comedy, Coming of age
Rated: This film has not been rated.

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After 13-year-old Kholoud rebels and cuts her hair without her mother's approval, what should be a minor disagreement between mother and daughter turns into a series of mishaps and unfortunate mistakes that end up changing the relationship unexpectedly

About the Director

Maha Al-Jefairi is a Qatari filmmaker passionate about telling stories that reflect modern Qatari society. She believes in films' power to bring people together. She has worked on several short film projects since her university days. Her debut short film 'Me, Myself & A.I.' examined a person's relationship with technology. 'A Simple Cut' will be her second short film, shedding light on the societal and cultural pressures a young girl faces during her formative teenage years.


Maha Al-Jefairi
Maha Al-Jefairi
Nouf Al Sulaiti
Executive Producer
Justin Kramer

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