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DFI Cinema Under the Stars

Amal Al-Muftah / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2013 / 2 min / Colour / Digital
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Youth, Friendship
World Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.

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In an old Qatari village, a young boy is playing soccer by himself. When he accidentally throws the football over a wall and is unsure how he is going to retrieve it, his sister comes to the rescue – but her act of kindness gets her into trouble.

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).


Amal Al-Muftah
Amal Al-Muftah
Amal Al-Muftah
Anis Hammami
Mohammed Nairooz
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Assistant Director
Abdulkareem Anisetty
Hissa Al-Hardan, Khalid Al-Muftah

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