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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2015 - 17.26 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2015

A young Indian IT professional who has moved to Doha on the promise of lucrative employment ends up in a job making tea for the employees of an office. When one of the managers discovers his outstanding skills, a glimpse of a better future brings a sparkle to the worker’s eye.

Original Title T BOY
Category Out of competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film
Duration 7'
Production Year 2014
Nationality Qatar
Directed by Maryam Al Sahli
Screenplay Maryam Al Sahli, Zakie Khan
Director of photography Suhaib Abou Douleh
Editor Maryam Al Sahli
Main cast Osama Zboun
Zakie Khan

Maryam Al-Sahli
Maryam is a film and video editor who has worked with the Doha Film Institute, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and Innovation Films. She edited ‘Bidoon’ (2012) and ‘Crazy Calm’ (2012), two short films that screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in 2012. Al-Sahli graduated from Qatar University with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Mass Communication in 2011, and is the first Qatari woman to make film editing her profession. ‘T Boy’ marks her first foray into directing.

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