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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

F - 57

Made in Qatar

Abdulanaser Hassan / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2018 / 10 min / Colour / DCP2K / English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Middle Eastern, Thriller, Social Issues, Adaptation, Crime
MENA Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.

Screenings

Synopsis

Based loosely on the tragic "Blue Whale Challenge" which circulated online in 2016, this short is a profoundly unsettling look at the nefarious power of social media. Disturbed IT genius Yousef, spends his reclusive hours sat in front of a computer trying to lure young children into his wicked online game. Once engaged, he slowly convinces them to self-harm, before ultimately pushing them to commit suicide.

About the Directors

Abdulanaser Hassan is a filmmaker who graduated from Limkokwing University in Malaysia with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film and TV. He has directed and wrote a couple of short films that aim to show the world from his perspective.

Credits

Director
Abdulanaser Hassan
Producer
Mohammed Al Hamadi, Abdulaziz Al Dorani, Abdulaziz Hassan Al Yafei
Editor
Abdulnaser Hassan
Executive Producer
Mr. Ray Kril, Mohammed Al Hamadi, Abdulaziz Al Dorani
Sound
Abdulnaser Hassan
Cast
Fares Yousef, Mohammed Al Hamadi, Abudlaziz Al Dorani, Fares Yousef, Oussama, Fardoos, Amer Qassim, Jassim, Turkey, Mariam.

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