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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

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  • Baghdad Messi

    Hilal - ages 13+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    Hammoudi and his pals are obsessed with football. Now, with the Champions League final match co…

    Sahim Omar Kalifa / Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Iraq / Short Narrative

  • The Battle of Algiers

    Tribute to Algerian Cinema - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2012

    This iconic war epic transports viewers into a watershed year of the French occupation of Alger…

    Gillo Pontecorvo / Algeria, Italy / Feature Narrative

  • Born in Syria

    Special Screening - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Since civil war started in Syria in 2011, an estimated nine million Syrians have fled their hom…

    Hernán Zin / Denmark, Spain / Feature Documentary

  • The Chicken

    Hilal - ages 13+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

    It’s 1993 and the siege of Sarajevo is in full swing. Today is Selma’s sixth birthday and, unab…

    Una Gunjak / Germany, Croatia / Short Narrative

  • Enclave

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Young Nenad lives in a UN-protected Serbian enclave in Kosovo, where he is taken to school ever…

    Goran Radovanović / Germany, Serbia / Feature Narrative

  • Fidai

    Arab Feature Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2012

    The struggle for Algeria’s independence was fought by unnamed fighters whose selfless acts thre…

    Damien Ounouri / Algeria, France, United Kingdom, Kuwait, China, Qatar, Germany / Feature Documentary

  • The Fifth Column

    Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    This half-hour slice of cinema, set in the Armenian quarter of Beirut, involves a son who steal…

    Vatche Boulghourjian / Lebanon, U.S.A. / Short Narrative