The Gulf Habibi

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    The Gulf Habibi

    Directed by

    Qatar

    2017

    17 min

    • French
    • English
    • Arabic

    Drama

    An unemployed French guy attempts to show his real estate project to a man from the Gulf in avenue Champs Elysees, to achieve his girlfriend’s dream of living in the Gulf.

    Credits

    Cast
    Pierrick Tardieu
    Fleur Chabaud
    Christophe Denis
    Mahdi Ali Ali
    Soraya Atmani
    Farah
    Screenplay
    Mahdi Ali Ali
    Cinematography
    Ville Matti Piippo
    Editing
    Marie Caset
    Production
    TRANSMEDIA PRODUCTION
    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