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QFF Fall 2017 - Production Stage
Current project status: DEVELOPMENT

Maha Al-Jefairi / Short Narrative / Qatar / 12 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama, Science Fiction


A young mother tragically dies but is brought back to life inside a robotic body. Given a second chance at life, she has an emotional reunion with her husband and son. As she adjusts to her new artificial body, she starts to enjoy life again until her son, uncomfortable with her new inhuman form, begins to distance himself from her. Disheartened, she must come to terms with her new reality and find ways to bond with her son again.


Maha Al-Jefairi
Maha Al-Jefairi

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.


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    Maha Al-Jefairi


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    Qatari Film Fund


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