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Out in the beautiful quiet of the desert, a man teaches his young sons how to track and hunt. Frustration leads to an apparently harmless struggle between the two brothers – but their carelessness brings about sudden disaster.

Original Title Kashta
Category Official Competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film
Duration 11'
Production Year 2016
Nationality Qatar
Directed by A.J. Al Thani
Screenplay A.J. Al Thani
Produced by Jaime Siordia

--- regista --- a.j. al thaniA.J. Al Thani
A.J. Al-Thani is a Qatar-born filmmaker. Her love for movies and moviemaking began at the age of six when she saw ‘Star Wars’ (1977) in the cinema in 1999. She began to pursue her dream of being a filmmaker with the launch of the Doha Film Institute. Her relationship with the Institute began in 2010 when she participated in one of its first film workshops, which opened the door for many local filmmakers to pursue their passion. For almost six years she has been developing her skills with the help of the Institute. 'Kashta' was made through a grant from the Doha Film Institute.

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