Private Project

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Two new Filipino domestic works arrive in Qatar to work for a family for two years. They embark on a journey of discovering the family and themselves. Will they be able to handle the pressure of being a house helper?

  • Sana AL-Ansari
    Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy, family
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Qatar
  • Country of Filming:
    Qatar
  • Language:
    English, Tagalog
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University College Londo
Director Biography - Sana AL-Ansari

Sana Al-Ansari is a Qatari/American Masters of Fine Arts Documentary Practice student at University College London. She graduated from NUQ in 2019 with a bachelor’s in Communication. She has a passion for filmmaking and participated in many different films as a sound recordist, script supervisor, director and producer. In 2017-2018, she joined the Studio 20Q Board as the Public Relations Chair, giving her the opportunity to brand and market the club. She traveled to many different places on service learning trips, such as: Nepal, Italy and the United States and enjoys learning about new people from different cultures. Sana directed her own documentary that received a grant from Studio20Q about the military service in Qatar. During her MFA in Documentary Production at UCL, she made a film about a typical Qatari in London. Recently, she completed her 20-minute documentary about Ramadan during the lockdown. She is currently working on a documentary film about the struggles of domestic workers in Qatar.

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