Who is this man who wants to turn the desert state into a sports venue? Who is strategically using access to the world’s largest gas field to expand their power on the political scene? Who is the Emir that everyone wants to talk to?
More in demand than ever before
June 25, 2013 is a remarkable day for the countries of the Persian Gulf: Tamim’s father is the region’s first president to voluntarily abdicate. Since then, Tamim has ruled Qatar as the absolute head of state. Since Russia turned off the gas tap in Europe, the young emir is in demand more than ever. Everyone wants to meet him: Scholz, Habeck, Biden, Macron.
At the same time, there are numerous human rights violations against migrant workers in Qatar during the upcoming World Cup. The documentary depicts a popular yet contradictory ruler and asks the question: What is Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s plan for his country?