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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

  • The Salesman

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    After Emad and Rana have to move out of their apartment, their lives are turned upside-down whe…

    Asghar Farhadi / Iran, France / Feature Narrative

  • Seasons

    Special Screening - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    When the last Ice Age ended, the cycle of seasons began again. Vast expanses of woodland unfurl…

    Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud / France, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • Secret Society of Souptown

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    When a villain known only as The Mask poisons most of the adults of their town with a toxin tha…

    Margus Paju / Estonia, Finland / Feature Narrative

  • Shishbarak

    Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    This gentle and humourous film captures the wonderful effects of spending time with loved ones,…

    Bayan Dahdah / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • The Silence

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    A young Kurdish refugee accompanies her mother on a visit to the hospital, but is terrified tha…

    Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi / Italy, France / Short Narrative

  • Sonita

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    In Tehran, where it is illegal for women to sing, 18-year-old Afghan refugee Sonita dreams of b…

    Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami / Iran, Germany, Switzerland / Feature Documentary

  • The Surprise Party

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Brilliantly executed old-school claymation tells the story of little Timmy’s special day and th…

    Omnia Abdel Rahman, Shooq Al-Muamen, Baraa AbdelSatar, Mena AbdelSatar, Menatallah Nayel, Hossam Nayel, Maha Al Tamimi, Alya Al Tamimi, Deema Al Hail, Suad Aqel, Joud Aqel / Qatar / Short Narrative