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Qumra Projects

/ Short Documentary / Qatar
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

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Fahad and Sara Al Obaidly journey around Qatar, capturing the beauty of the Doha landscapes while exploring the rich diversity of arts and ancestral traditions, as well as the impact contemporary and traditional culture have on each other. During their travels, they focus on “sedu” weaving, one of the most important of Qatari traditional textile crafts. They meet with and interview an expert to discover and learn the historical background of “sedu” in Qatar. Along the way they visit artisans and cultural experts, and explore their roles in preserving and promoting the cultural and ethnic heritage of Qatar.

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