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End Of The Road

QFF Spring 2017 - Production Stage
Current project status: POST-PRODUCTION

Ahmad Al Sharif / Short Narrative / Qatar / 12 min / Original Language: Arabic, Urdu / Interests: Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

In 1990’s Doha, hot-headed Munir is an honest and god fearing taxi driver. His reputation resonates with the local community as being principled and trustworthy, always willing to lend a hand to friends in need. A loving father and husband, Munir is eager to make it home in time after a long day of work to celebrate his daughter’s birthday. But after a mysterious old man appears on the side of a dark road, Munir is torn between being a good Samaritan or a good father. Little does he know that his choice on this fateful night will change his life forever. ‘End of the Road’ is a comedy-drama that is adapted from an Arabian folk tale.

About the Director

Ahmad Al-Sharif graduated with a degree in film. Working independently, he directed and produced several shorts before joining the Doha Film Institute to continue his career as a producer and director. Ahmad has since worked on many high-end productions for such clients as Katara, Qatar Rail and the Qatar Museums Authority. His versatility has seen him take on many roles, such as producer, director and editor. In 2015, he was selected by the Doha Film Institute to direct the feature documentary, ‘Dari Qatar’, a first of its kind user-generated Qatari self-portrait film which was a year in the making, and was screened in cinemas in Qatar in 2017. Ahmad is currently in post-production for his latest short film ‘End of the Road’. He is also writing his first feature narrative, a fantasy social-drama, which is currently untitled.

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    Qatari Film Fund

    Email: 
    qff@dohafilminstitute.com

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