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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

Two Sri Lankans work as cleaners at a mosque in Qatar. Sajid, lazy and mischievous, is often late and forever playing pranks on those who frequent the mosque; while Razzak spends his days gazing out at the world around him, wishing for more in life.

Original Title Light Sound
Category Out of competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film
Duration 14'
Production Year 2015
Nationality Qatar
Directed by Karem Kamel
Screenplay Karem Kamel
Director of photography Nour Alsoliman
Editor Karem Kamel
Main cast Roshan Sanjeewa
Sampath Dasanyaka
Essam Abdul Mugheith
Ahmad El Zein
Yasser Mustafa
Zaqi Khan
Produced by Rasha Mkachar

Karem Kamel
Karem Kamel is an Egyptian-American filmmaker and a native of New York City. He studied Film at Hunter College, where he made his directorial debut with the short film 'Lucky Night', featuring a young Lady Gaga. He has held positions at ABC and the Sundance Film Institute, where he was involved in various workshops at the Institute’s Summer Labs. His short film, THE BACKYARD, premiered at New York’s Big Apple Film Festival. Kamel has also worked at Columbia University, and he currently works at the Doha Film Institute.

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