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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

Ajyal Film Festival 2018

  • 3 Faces

    Special Screening - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught when she comes across a provincial girl’s plea f…

    Jafar Panahi / Iran / Feature Narrative

  • Al Gawasa

    Made in Qatar - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    An inspirational portrait of the young men who are on a mission to keep the proud Qatari tradit…

    Sheikha Bahzad, Maryam Al-Thani / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Amphitheater

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    Sarah, a professional Qatari photographer, happens upon a rebellious young girl and her family.

    Mahdi Ali Ali / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Antouni

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    A personal look at the effect of displacement, this film centres on Lori, a young girl who is t…

    Alik Tamar / Armenia, United States of America / Short Narrative

  • Aquathlon

    Special Screening - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    A young man is not too pleased when he is dragged to swimming lessons by his well-meaning mothe…

    Alexey Shabarov / Russian Federation / Short Narrative

  • As My Father Was

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    The story of Ali, a 12-year-old "Fili" Kurd who lives in Baghdad. After the fall of Saddam Huss…

    Muslim Habeeb / Iraq / Short Documentary

  • Bachir in Wonderland

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    This absorbing documentary records a few weeks in the life of the stateless 10-year-old Saharan…

    Els Duran, Evelien Vehof / Netherlands / Short Documentary