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Domestic Acoustics (Musiqa min Al Dakhal)

New Voices in Cinema

Majid Al-Remaihi / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2017 / 13 min / Colour
In Arabic, Malayalam / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Documentary
World Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.



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Synopsis

‘Domestic Acoustics’ is an experimental endeavor that explores the overlap of domestic and creative spaces, and their relationship to the female artist. Portraits by Qatari artist Fatma Al-Remaihi are removed from storage; their movement and display, and oblique references to the artist through conversations with members of the household, quietly expose the layered relationship between artistic practice and life in the home.

About the Director

Majid Al-Remaihi is a Qatari filmmaker and artist. He is interested in the practice of filmmaking as a tool for unravelling the institutional and social purview of art in Qatar and the Gulf region. He completed his first short film, ‘Domestic Acoustics’ (2017), through the Doha Film Institute’s Documentary Lab. Currently, he’s in post-production with his film which he produced under the mentorship of Oscar-nominated director Rithy Panh and the support of the Qatari Film Fund. He is also part of the artist collective Ab6al (with Abdullah Al Mutairi and Sarah AbuAbdallah). Professionally, he is part of the Film Programming team at the Doha Film Institute.

Credits

Director
Majid Al-Remaihi
Screenwriter
Majid Al-Remaihi
Producer
Majid Al-Remaihi

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