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A Simple Cut

Spring Grants 2022 - Post-Production Stage

Maha Al-Jefairi / Short Narrative / Qatar / 12 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Coming of age


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.


Maha Al-Jefairi
Maha Al-Jefairi
Nouf Al-Sulaiti
Production Company
The Film House

About the Director

Maha Al-Jefairi is a Qatari filmmaker who is 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.


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    Nouf Al Sulaiti


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