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The Black Veil

Fall Grants 2017
Current project status: COMPLETED

A.J. Al-Thani / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2018 / 15 min / Original Language: Arabic / Interests: Drama

Synopsis

Reem is a young Iraqi girl living in ISIS occupied Mosul. Her husband, an ISIS sympathizer, has taken her far away from her family and home. One day, Reem finds a driver for hire who is willing to help her escape Mosul by pretending to be her husband. They both set out together knowing that they may not survive the ordeal.

Credits

Director
A.J. Al Thani
Screenwriter
A.J. Al Thani
Producer
Vibhav Gautam

About the Director

A.J. Al-Thani is an award-winning Qatari filmmaker film, television and commercial director. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Communications and a concentration in film. She began to pursue her dream of being a filmmaker with the launch of the Doha Film Institute (DFI). Her relationship with the Institute began in 2010 when she participated in one of its first film workshops, which opened the door for many local filmmakers to pursue their passion. For almost ten years, she has been developing her skills with the help of the Institute. A.J. Has made two short films ‘Kashta’ (2016) & ‘The Black Veil’ (2020).

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

"Experience, Ajyal FF 2019
Without Borders, Tribeca FF 2020 "

Contacts

  • Main Contact

    A.J. Al Thani

    Company: 
    The Film House
    Phone: 
    55535165
    Email: 
    Ajalthani8@gmail.com

  • Main Contact

    A.J. Al-Thani

    Phone: 
    +974 7777 0078
    Email: 
    ajalthani8@gmail.com

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