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DFI Cinema Under the Stars

Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2013 / 2 min / Colour / Digital
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Youth, Friendship
World Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


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Synopsis

In an old Qatari village, a young boy is playing soccer by himself. When he accidentally throws the football over a wall and is unsure how he is going to retrieve it, his sister comes to the rescue – but her act of kindness gets her into trouble.

About the Director

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).

Credits

Director
Amal Al-Muftah
Screenwriter
Amal Al-Muftah
Producer
Amal Al-Muftah
Editor
Anis Hammami
Cinematographer
Mohammed Nairooz
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Assistant Director
Abdulkareem Anisetty
Cast
Hissa Al-Hardan, Khalid Al-Muftah

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