And then they burn the sea

AND THEN THEY BURN THE SEA

SHORT FILM COMPETITION

And then they burn the sea

AND THEN THEY BURN THE SEA

QATAR

Synopsis

Filmmaker Majid Al-Remaihi ruminates on the experience of witnessing his mother’s gradual and terminal memory loss over the course of many years. Weaving a personal family archive, reenacted dreams and rituals, the film underlines the promise of cinema as a medium for memories even at their most irretrievable.

Director - Majid

Director's bio

Majid Al-Remaihi is part of the Film Programming team at the Doha Film Institute. His short film And Then They Burn the Sea premiered at Locarno 2021. Currently, he is developing his next short film.

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