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Dunia’s mother drives through the night with the nine-year-old girl in the passenger seat, then pulls off into the woods by the side of the road. After telling Dunia to keep a look out, she grabs a shovel and disappears into the darkness…

Original Title Dunia
Category Out of competition
Section Made in Qatar
Tipology Short Film
Duration 15'
Production Year 2016
Nationality Qatar
Directed by Amer Jamhour
Screenplay Amer Jamhour
Director of photography Abdullrhman Hassona
Editor Mahmoud Abdul Aziz
Music Audio Network
Main cast M. A. Lazurdi
Dana AlRefai
Mohanned Al-Melhem
Bayan Dahdah
Dana Al-Meer

--- regista --- amer jamhourAmer Jamhour
Amer Jamhour was born and raised in Amman, where he obtained a BA in Business & Marketing from the University of Jordan before moving to London to pursue a career in the creative industries. He dabbled in advertising and motion graphics for 10 years and took several short courses in filmmaking, until he graduated from the National Film and Television School with a post-graduate diploma in Script Development. Since then, Jamhour has developed scripts with writers and producers from the Middle East and recently directed his first short film, DUNIA.

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