Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films


Made in Qatar

Latifa Al-Darwish, Rouda Al-Meghaiseeb / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2013 / 12 min / Colour / DCP
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Documentary, Art/Literature, Youth, Creative Bio, Creative Documentary
Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


Abdulaziz – nicknamed Temsah (Arabic for ‘crocodile’) – is driven to express himself through drawing and painting, which has resulted in ‘Skanwah’, the first comic book created in Qatar. ‘Temsah’ follows Abdulaziz as he prepares to visit Dubai’s comic convention, where he hopes to find a publisher for ‘Skanwah’. Along the way, he discusses his life and experiences in Qatar, his inspiration and his hopes for the future.

About the Directors

Latifa Al-Darwish and Rouda Al-Meghaiseeb studied Communications at the Northwestern University of Qatar. Al-Darwish co-directed the short film ‘Bader’, whcih was named Best Film at the 2012 Doha Tribeca Film Festival, where it played in the Made in Qatar section.


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