Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All Films

The Red Mountain (الجبل الأحمر)

Special Screening - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

Kamel Harb / Short Narrative / Lebanon / 2020 / 15 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422 / In Arabic / English subtitles / Gulf Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.


A dream of escaping the cruel reality they're living in boarding school, takes the boys far with their thoughts and plans. Only one obstacle is threatening them, a mountain that stands high in the face of their will.

About the Director

Julia Bacha
Bacha, New York-based Brazilian filmmaker, wrote and edited the critically acclaimed "Control Room" as well as wrote and co-directed the award-winning 2006 documentary "Encounter Point." She studied Middle Eastern history and politics at Columbia University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.

Kamel Harb (b. 1991) has a bachelor's degree in cinema studies and political science. He has worked as a filmmaker and cinematographer on documentaries.


Kamel Harb
Julia Bacha
Ronit Avni, Julia Bacha, Rula Salameh
Geeta Gandbhir
Associate Producer
Jessica Devaney, Anat Langer-Gal, Rebekah Wingert, Daniel Chalfen
Production Designer
Fatima Baz
Executive Producer
Ronit Avni, Jehane Noujaim
Kareem Roustom
Sandi DuBowski, Darius Fisher
Hessam Saroukhani
Hussein Farhat
Mahdi Hachem, Ahmad Bdeir, Mohamad Alomokadem, Anis Nasserdine, Mohamad Awada

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