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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017


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  • Aamer

    Ajyal Competition

    Aamer, who has a hearing impairment, lives on the streets of Mumbai. When his mother gives him…

    Amira Bhargava / India / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • Disappearance

    Ajyal Competition

    In an Iranian culture that operates within strict social mores, Sara, a university student, and…

    Ali Asgari / Iran, Qatar / 2017 / Feature Narrative

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  • Dreams That Stayed

    Ajyal Competition

    One evening, a man is working late at the office, alone apart from the presence of the building…

    Noor Al-Nasr / Qatar / 2017 / Short Narrative

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  • Hamlet. Comedy

    Ajyal Competition

    Deceptively simple animation shows what happens when a group of rambunctious schoolchildren and…

    Eugeniy Fadeyev / Russian Federation / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • A Hole

    Ajyal Competition

    A little girl is fascinated by a hole she finds in the ground – but if holes won’t play games,…

    Maribel Suárez / Mexico / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • The House of Colors

    Ajyal Competition

    A little girl loves a technicolour television show so much that she wishes she could live insid…

    Nicolás P. Villarreal / Argentina / 2017 / Short Narrative

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  • Looking for Oum Kulthum

    Special Screening

    It would be difficult to find an icon of modern Arab culture to surpass the status of singer Ou…

    Shirin Neshat, in collaboration with Shoja Azari / Germany, Austria, Italy, Qatar, Lebanon / 2017 / Feature Narrative

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  • Loving Vincent

    Ajyal Competition

    Few artists hold such a significant place as Vincent van Gogh, who produced about 2,100 works o…

    Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman / United Kingdom, Poland, Qatar / 2017 / Feature Narrative

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  • Mr Night Has a Day Off

    Ajyal Competition

    Mr Night decides to have some fun while the sun is still shining, as this playful film consider…

    Ignas Meilūnas / Lithuania / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • Our Wonderful Nature - The Common Chameleon

    Ajyal Competition

    An insatiably hungry chameleon’s eyes might prove too big for his tummy as he greedily eats the…

    Tomer Eshed / Germany / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • The Penguin

    Ajyal Competition

    Based on a lovely children’s song, ‘The Penguin’ tells the tale of a penguin who doesn’t like t…

    Pascale Hecquet / France / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • The Pocket Man

    Ajyal Competition

    A teeny tiny man who lives in an old suitcase makes a surprise connection with an elderly blind…

    Ana Chubinidze / France, Switzerland, Georgia / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • Red

    Ajyal Competition

    A lonely boy sees a pair of red trainers hanging from a telephone wire. Can he stamp out his fe…

    Kholood Al-Ali / Qatar / 2017 / Short Narrative

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  • Sing

    Ajyal Competition

    When young Zsófi is told by Miss Erika, the choirmistress at her school, she is not good enough…

    Kristóf Deák / Hungary / 2016 / Short Narrative

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  • Walking Out

    Ajyal Competition

    Fourteen-year-old David and his estranged dad Cal are reunited for the first time in a year whe…

    Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith / United States of America / 2017 / Feature Narrative

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  • Yaman

    Ajyal Competition

    Young and poor, Yaman creates a solution to his difficult circumstances, and at the same time g…

    Amer AlBarzawi / Syria / 2016 / Short Narrative

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