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Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

All Films

Made in Kuwait

Runtime: 66 min

This year, we introduce a programme for which we invite a country to share examples of their classic and contemporary cinema. We are delighted this inaugural edition comes to us from Kuwait!


  • A Picture

    Made in Kuwait

    When Abdullah’s father gives him a new camera, he is thrilled. But while he is out and about taking shots, he…

    Dawood Shuail / Kuwait / 2014 / Short Narrative

  • Bird Watch - Health

    Made in Kuwait

    This charming episode of the ‘Bird Watch’ series features wonderful line-drawn animation and whimsical handmad…

    Zahra Al-Mahdi / Kuwait / 2017 / Short Narrative

  • I Wasn't Cheating

    Made in Kuwait

    During an Arabic exam, Suleiman is wrongly accused of cheating. Part morality tale, part gentle comedy, ‘I Was…

    Mousaed Khaled / Kuwait / 2016 / Short Narrative

  • Muneera

    Made in Kuwait

    Dreamily and seamlessly moving between Kuwait City and Venice, ‘Muneera’ is a cautionary tale that warns of pa…

    Oscar Boyson / Kuwait / 2014 / Short Narrative

  • Sandarah

    Made in Kuwait

    During the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, a detachment of soldiers is sent to arrest a family. Deep with the emotio…

    Yousef Al Bagshi / Kuwait / 2014 / Short Narrative

  • The Best Life

    Made in Kuwait

    Over the course of a day, a man is glued to his smartphone, following his favourite social-media guru. ‘The Be…

    Meqdad Al Kout / Kuwait / 2016 / Short Narrative

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