Amphitheater

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    Amphitheater

    Directed by

    Qatar

    2018

    16 min

    • Arabic

    Drama

    A professional Qatari photographer is intrigued by the rebellion of a teenage girl from her conservative family as they take pictures of the frescoes in a cultural village. She pursues the teenage girl, documenting her rebellion, until the family rebukes her. After discovering the girl's hideout, the photographer follows her into an amphitheater, where she expresses her inner voice.

    Credits

    Cast
    Abdulla Ghaifan
    Sana Al Habib
    Gianina Panameno
    Kholood Ahmed
    Noor Deeb
    Zoya
    Screenplay
    Mahdi Ali Ali
    Cinematography
    Yasser Mostafa
    Editing
    Youssef Al Madadi
    Production
    DOHA FILM INSTITUTE
    Mahdi Ali Ali

    Mahdi Ali Ali

    Qatar

    Mahdi Ali Ali is a Qatari filmmaker who is charged with the training and education of filmmakers. Since joining the Doha Film Institute, he has successfully worked to provide filmmakers in Qatar with comprehensive learning initiatives led by the industry’s major players. He is the executive producer and supervisor for more than 30 short films that have been produced by the Institute. He holds an MFA from EICAR, the International Film School of Paris, and has made short films including CHAMPS ELYSÉES, I LOVE YOU (2009) and THE GULF HABIBI (2011), as well as others for Al Jazeera Documentary Channel and Al Jazeera Children’s Channel.

    Selected Filmography