Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All films


  • Negative Space

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    Even though Sam’s father is often away on business trips, he is able to connect with his son by…

    Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata / France / Short Narrative

  • Of Gods and Men

    World Panorama - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    Director Xavier Beauvois uses the 1996 mystery of the Tibhirine monastery murders as a basis fo…

    Xavier Beauvois / France / Feature Narrative

  • The Ostrich Politic

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2019

    In this poetic tale about behavioural misconceptions and the dangers of narrow-mindedness, we j…

    Mohamad Houhou / France / Short Narrative

  • The Penguin

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2017

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

    Pascale Hecquet / France / Short Narrative

  • Pile Poil

    Special Screening - Ajyal Film Festival 2020

    Elodie dreams of becoming a beautician and looks for a model to help her pass her beauty school…

    Lauriane Escaffre, Yvonnick Muller / France / Short Narrative

  • Roommates

    Bariq - ages 4+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

    A guitar-playing hare and an electro-disco-loving grizzly bear share a house, with hilariously…

    Sandrine Minatchi, Maureen Rigaud, Fabien Leclerc / France / Short Narrative

  • The Runaway

    Bader - ages 18+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

    Sabrina, a troubled teenager, has a court date today, and her lawyer and her probation officer…

    Jean-Bernard Marlin / France / Short Narrative