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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

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  • Benda Bilili!

    World Panorama - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    Popping with potent rhythms and set against a bleak backdrop of near hopeless despair, this doc…

    Renaud Barret, Florent de La Tullaye / Democratic Republic of the Congo, France / Feature Documentary

  • Bhutto

    World Panorama - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    Political biopics too often fall into either hagiography or demonization, extremes mostly avoid…

    Duane Baughman, Johnny O'Hara / U.S.A., U.K. / Feature Documentary

  • The Bleaching Syndrome

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    Eiman Mirghani, an Afro-Arab filmmaker living in Qatar, sets out to make a documentary about a…

    Eiman Mirghani / Qatar / Short Documentary

  • Born in Syria

    Special Screening - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    Since civil war started in Syria in 2011, an estimated nine million Syrians have fled their hom…

    Hernán Zin / Denmark, Spain / Feature Documentary

  • Budrus

    World Panorama - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    In one of the most conflicted parts of the world, a Palestinian family man unites rival parties…

    Julia Bacha / U.S.A., Palestine / Feature Documentary

  • CHIRI/Trace

    Special Screening - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2012

    ‘Trace’ is an unusual and very personal documentary focusing on the aging foster mother of extr…

    Naomi Kawase / Japan / Feature Documentary

  • Carlotta's Face

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2018

    When Carlotta looks in the mirror, she doesn’t recognise herself. She suffers from ‘Face Blindn…

    Valentin Riedl, Frédéric Schuld / Germany / Short Documentary