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Just Another Memory

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Mariam Al-Dhubhani / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2018 / 14 min / Colour / DCP
In Arabic, English / Arabic, English subtitles
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

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Synopsis

Amidst the ongoing war in Yemen; torn between being “safe” and “away”, weighed down by the ever-present mental and emotional baggage that still holds you back. How does one move forward and heal? How to deal with so much suppressed pain? In this profoundly affecting documentary, we investigate these questions and explore what it feels like to be suddenly uprooted and displaced by war.

About the Directors

Mariam Al-Dhubhani is a Yemeni-Russian journalist and filmmaker. She is currently a senior at Northwestern University in Qatar. Al-Dhubhani co-founded a production named Background Group for Media. Her first short film 'We are the Peace' (2011) received an award in Yemen's first film festival. 'Wishes for the New Year' (2012) was the first chalkboard animation in the Middle East. Her recent film 'Just Another Memory' (2018) is her directorial debut and was produced as part of the Doha Film Institute’s annual Documentary Lab in 2018 which was led by world-renowned Cambodian documentary filmmaker Rithy Panh.

Credits

Director
Mariam Al-Dhubhani
Producer
Yassmine Hammoudi
Editor
Abdul Jabar Maki
Cinematographer
Yasser Mustafa
Sound
Yassmine Hammoudi, Meriem Mesraoua, Falah Hannoun
Mixing
Falah Hannoun
Cast
Mariam Al-Dhubhani, Mohammed Al-Jaberi, Akram Al-Dhubhani

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