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Love Blood Test (Tahlil El Hobb)

DFI Cinema Under the Stars

Mostafa Sheshtawy / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2015 / 5 min / Colour / DCP2K
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Dramedy
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

  • Fri, Mar 16, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Sat, Mar 17, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served
  • Sun, Mar 18, 08:00 PM, Hotel Park
    Free screening Limited capacity
    First come first served

Synopsis

Baghat and Waneesa’s love blood test came out positively pink, and with that to attest to the depth of their affection for one another, they have almost everything they need to get married in the City of Love. All that’s left now is to obtain Baghat’s future father-in-law’s blessing – a simple matter of bringing Waneesa something tasty to eat, or some other equally simple and symbolic gesture. Right? If only the path to true love were this simple…

About the Director

Mostafa Sheshtawy is an Egyptian film director and cinematographer, who began his filmmaking career by documenting the Arab Spring in 2011. Since then, he has written and directed the short films ‘Immortalizing Memories’ and ‘Love Blood Test’, and writing of his third short screenplay is underway. Sheshtawy is currently involved in numerous productions as a cinematographer.

Credits

Director
Mostafa Sheshtawy
Screenwriter
Mostafa Sheshtawy
Editor
Mostafa Sheshtawy
Cinematographer
Karim Seif
Production Company
Doha Film Institute
Cast
Mostafa Serry, Saeed Sheshtawy, Fatma Sharaf, Tamer Amin, Ahmed Salem, Mariam Mshaal, Ahmed Ali, Abla Sonbol, Ahmed Taha, Ziyad Omar, Laila Omar, Farida Zahran

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