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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

  • 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

  • Tangency

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Young Hikmat barely makes ends meet by collecting recyclables from dumpsters. When he has a run…

    Bashi Kasawneh / Jordan / Short Narrative

  • Tiger

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    A tiger painted onto a dinner plate gets hungry, and soon an entire dinner of spaghetti, brocco…

    Kariem Saleh / Germany / Short Narrative

  • Twice Upon a Time

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Behind the headlines about the Syrian conflict are children waking up each day as refugees, far…

    Niam Itani / Lebanon / Feature Documentary

  • Um Khalifa

    Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Khalifa was born with Down Syndrome. This frank conversation with his loving mother looks at he…

    Alanood Al-Kuwari, Noor AlKhaldi / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Under the Shadow

    Special Screening - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Against the distressing backdrop of the War of the Cities that came soon after the Iranian Revo…

    Babak Anvari / Iran, United Kingdom, Jordan, Qatar / Feature Narrative