Under the Hat
Taht Al Amama
Qatar, United Arab Emirates / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 minutes
A devout mosque prayer caller, Sheikh Abdul Kareem loses his voice and must find a replacement, which he seeks in his neighbor, a young reckless musician in a rock band. These two opposing characters must learn how to get along with one another despite their differences. In a race for time, can their two lifestyles co-exist for a favorable outcome?
Amal Al-Agroobi is a film director and producer from UAE. Her career began in 2012 when her short documentary Half Emirati premiered at DIFF. Amal is a devoted force in the UAE film life.
Director: Amal Al-Agroobi
Script: Yousef Ibrahim
Cast: Abdullah Al Hemairi, Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Sanaa Shenouda
DOP: Rene Auguste
Producer: Amal Al-Agroobi