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A Simple Cut

Fall Grants 2020 - Production Stage
Current project status: PRODUCTION

Maha Al-Jefairi / Short Narrative / Qatar / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Comedy, Coming of age

Synopsis

After 14-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.

Credits

Director
Maha Al-Jefairi
Screenwriter
Maha Al-Jefairi
Producer
Jawaher AlMoawda, Ghouna Jaber

About the Director

Maha Al-Jefairi is a Qatari filmmaker that is passionate about telling stories which 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.' (2018) examined a person's relationship with technology. 'A Simple Cut' would be her second short film, shedding light on the societal and cultural pressures a young girl faces during her formative teenage years.

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Maha Al-Jefairi

    Company: 
    Independent

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