Ajyal Film Festival 2022

All films

All Countries

  • Mariam

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    When France passes a law that bans Muslim women from wearing headscarves in public institutions…

    Faiza Ambah / France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia / Short Narrative

  • Mike Says Goodbye!

    Hilal - ages 13+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    Mike has been in hospital for months and now he’s well enough to go home. But when his mother d…

    Maria Peters / Netherlands, The / Feature Narrative

  • Peel

    Ajyal Competition, Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2020

    The daily routine of a retirement home unfolds as time seems to stand still—the pencilled resid…

    Silvain Monney, Samuel Patthey / Switzerland / Short Documentary

  • Shame and Glasses

    Bariq - ages 4+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    Mirko is self-conscious about wearing his glasses in front of a girl he likes at school, but wi…

    Alessandro Riconda / Italy / Short Narrative

  • The Way Way Back

    Bader - ages 18+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    When 14-year-old Duncan, his mother and her overbearing boyfriend go on a summer vacation, Dunc…

    Nat Faxon, Jim Rash / United States of America / Feature Narrative