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Nasser Goes to Space

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

Mohamed Al Mahmeed / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2018 / 10 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Animation, Action, Drama

Synopsis

Nasser is a highly-creative young boy who uses an imaginary world as a coping mechanism to deal with his parents’ impending divorce. Escaping to this comforting world he has created in his mind; he meets his alter ego, Captain Nasser. After overhearing his parents talking about losing their love for one another, Nasser naively sets out to recover what they have lost. Finding a bracelet, he and Captain Nasser race against time to save their worlds.

Credits

Director
Mohamed Al Mahmeed
Screenwriter
Mohamed Al Mahmeed
Producer
Basel Owies

About the Director

Mohamed Al Mahmeed is a Qatari filmmaker. He received his B.Sc. in Business Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. In 2011, assisted by Doha Film Institute, Mohamed wrote and directed his first short film 'Fahad', which screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival. In 2015, Mohamed was selected for La Femis Summer Gulf Program in Paris where he directed a short film. He worked on the preparation and production of 'Al Johara', a short film supported by DFI’s Qatari Film Fund. 'Nasser Goes to Space' is Mohamed’s fourth short film, and he is currently working on his first feature film, 'Superpower'.

Contacts

  • Director

    Mohamed Al Mahmeed

    Company: 
    Independent Filmmaker
    Phone: 
    +97455531251
    Email: 
    mmahmeed2008@gmail.com

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