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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

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  • Ave Maria

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Stereotypes are broken down in the name of co-operation in this Oscar-nominated film about Arab…

    Basil Khalil / Palestine, Germany, France / Short Narrative

  • Grandma

    Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2011

    Sarah, a Lebanese teenager, has her life turned upside down when a miracle in her grandmother's…

    Merva Faddoul / Lebanon / Short Narrative

  • I Choose Islam

    Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2015

    Through conversations with four converts, ‘I Choose Islam’ seeks to spark dialogue about identi…

    Noor Al-Tamimi, Silma Suba, Zac J. Hollo / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • In Case You Forgot

    Bader - ages 18+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    The codes of UAE society tell men and women how they ought to behave. What happens when young p…

    Fatima Helal Al Baloushi / United Arab Emirates / Short Narrative

  • Itto Titrit

    Arab Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    A little girl with the name Itto Titrit (Morning Star) is kept out of school against her wishes…

    Mohamed Abbazi / Morocco / Feature Narrative

  • Light

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2015

    Overwhelmed by grief and far from the comforts of family, Omar must face performing the Islamic…

    Yassmina Karajah / Canada, Jordan, Lebanon / Short Narrative

  • Listen

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2015

    A veiled Muslim woman pleads for protection from her violent husband, but language barriers, cu…

    Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni / Denmark, Finland / Short Narrative