Sandogi (My Treasure Chest)
Spring Grants 2021 - Development Stage
Current project status: DEVELOPMENT
A man who has lost his way and purpose in life begins a journey to reconnect with himself, helped by a young boy. He discovers the most precious thing that will lead him to understand his path and allow him to be content for the rest of his life.
- Noor Alkuwari
- Noor Alkuwari, Maryam Alkazem, Sara Aljaber
- Relights Production
About the Director
Noor Alkuwari holds an Industrial and System Engineering degree and is passionate about filmmaking and art. She has written and directed six short films focusing on forgotten messages that youth should focus on to express themselves and support their community. Her short films have taken part in local and middle eastern competitions since 2015. One of her films won the Best Actor Award in a 48hrs challenge. She organised a workshop about low-budget filmmaking for students, was an Ajyal Juror in 2019 and now produces scripts with the development department at DFI.
Production Company Profile
Inaction (now Relights Production) is a production team of young Qatari females that are passionate about filmmaking, founded in 2015. They have produced short narrative films and participated in local completions. The group also arranged an event in Qatar National Library to screen 'Lefah', a short film that has an important message for the youth and teenagers. They created a short documentary about depression that was chosen in the top 10 out of 386 short films in an Al Jazeera documentary competition for middle eastern countries. The team has been generating scripts and taking part in consultation sessions with the development team of DFI for the past two years.