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Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2018 / 13 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama

Synopsis

In the old village of Al Wakrah, a mischievous 8-year-old girl would do anything to spend time with her father and older brother at sea. In an effort to keep her home and safe, her mother begins to share with her the most elaborate mythological tales about falling stars. But this only stokes the little girl’s imagination further, and she sets out to find one at night in an enchanting tale about childlike curiosity and wonder.

Credits

Director
Amal Al-Muftah
Screenwriter
Amal Al-Muftah
Producer
Basel Owies

About the Director

Amal Al-Muftah was born in 1994 in Doha, and is currently studying Communications at Northwestern University in Qatar. She started making films in high school, then narrowed her focus to directing. Her previous work includes ‘AlKora’ (2013), the award-winning ‘Alhamali’ (2014), and ‘Smicha’ (2016).

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    Qatari Film Fund

    Email: 
    qff@dohafilminstitute.com

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