Ajyal Film Festival 2020

All Films

The Gulf Habibi (The Gulf Habibi)

Made in Qatar

Mahdi Ali Ali / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2011 / 17 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic, English, French / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Romance
Qatar Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.


  • Playing in: Made in Qatar
  • Fri, Oct 28, 04:30 PM, ()
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  • Sat, Oct 29, 03:00 PM, ()
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An unemployed French guy attempts to show his real estate project to a man from the Gulf in avenue Champs Elysees, to achieve his girlfriend’s dream of living in the Gulf.

About the Directors

A Qatari filmmaker who studied for his master of fine arts degree at EICAR, the International Film School of Paris, Ali Ali has worked on films for Al Jazeera Documentary Channel and Al Jazeera Children, and also produced a segment in the non-fiction film "Last Supper for Malthus."


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