Ajyal Film Festival 2024

All Films

A Hole (El agujero)

Ajyal Competition

Maribel Suárez / Short Narrative / Mexico / 2016 / 4 min / Colour / DCP
In English / Arabic subtitles
Interests: Animation


A young girl finds a hole in the ground and is absolutely thrilled… but it soon turns out that holes aren’t very good at playing games, and they don’t pay much attention to tea parties with dolls. But what is a hole for if not to grow pretty flowers? Once she discovers this very enticing property, she finds there is enjoyment to be had time and time again! Beautifully animated, ‘A Hole’ teaches the joys of the miracle of life.

About the Directors

Maribel Suárez was born in Mexico City. She studied Industrial Design at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and obtained a Masters degree in Design Research from the Royal College of Art, London. She is an illustrator and editor of books for children.


Maribel Suárez
Maribel Suárez
Esteban Azuela
Quique Rangel
Alba Possani

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