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9 minutes | 2021 | Qatar  | Narrative | 🔊 No Dialogue | English Sub. | Age Rating


The short film “HOPE” is about the journey of a new born baby sea turtle named Aqua, born with a disability of having one fin smaller than the other, from his nest to the sea. Unhappy with the disability he is born with, he leaves the nest and starts his life changing journey to the sea.


FRI, 1 DEC 2023 | XXI STUDIO 4 | 19:15

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Abdullah Al Janahi

Abdullah Al Janahi

Abdullah Mohammed Al-Janahi is a Qatari filmmaker with a passion for making a difference through his unique work. He firmly believes that through the power of creativity and animation, a person can do magical things. He has written several scripts for feature and short films and has worked on a traditional Qatari series consisting of 15 episodes. He is the writer and director of the short film ‘HOPE’, which is supported by Doha Film Institute. In addition, he was the producer of short film 'The Unlucky Hamster', which won the Made in Qatar Special Jury Award at the Ajyal Film Festival 2019.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company DFI

Producer Abdulaziz Khashabi

Notable Achievement