Cultural Partner

Principal Partner



Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

Oh Ya Maal

Made in Qatar

Majdy Naeem Al-Sukhni / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2019 / 17 min / Colour and B&W / DCP
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Art/Literature
World Premiere
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.

Screenings

Synopsis

Aboard a “Sinbook”, the iconic dhow fishing boat, the film takes viewers on a journey to discover Qatar’s rich maritime heritage, the festival of “Mahamel” in Katara, and the process of manufacturing traditional fishing boats. Raising awareness of these timeless traditions, the documentary is a testament to the immense skills of engineering and ingenuity that led to Qatar’s mastery of the seas and ensures that this appreciation is captured for future generations to enjoy.

About the Directors

Majdy Naeem Al-Sukhni is a Syrian filmmaker with a bachelor’s degree in Media from Qatar University, and currently works as a film director at the same university. He believes that an image is a language that everyone understands and is a nations’ weapon to promote for the present and narrate the past, and the fortress against underdevelopment and violation.

Credits

Director
Majdy Naeem Al-Sukhni
Producer
Majdy Naeem Al-Sukhni
Editor
Ahmad Al-Sukhni
Executive Producer
Fathi Al-Yazidi
Music
Mansoor Al-Muhannadi
Cinematographer
Majdy Al-Sukhni, Zeyad Shanta
Mixing
Kasim Al-Sukhni
Cast
"Team of Um Almahhar" Starring Rashed Ahmed Almannaie Abdulrahman Alyafie Sa'd Alyazidi Qais Ibn Dahshe Khalid Alyafie Children Ahmed Rashed Almannaie Abdullah Alkhulaifi Essa Abdullah Almannaie Rashed Ali Almujalli Hasan Mohammed Almuraikhi

blog comments powered by Disqus