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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

Forum Des Images - My Family Tree! (Sacrée Familia!)

Special Screening

/ Musical Performance / 43 min / DCP
In No Dialogue
Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.

Screenings

  • Thu, Nov 29, 06:30 PM, Katara Esplanade, The Ajyal Stage (KE–AS)
    Free screening

Synopsis

Ajyal is delighted to once again welcome Forum des Images to present the Qatar premiere of their wonderful cine-concert - ‘My Family Tree’.

These five short films reveal what brings members of families together: the memory of happy moments spent with your loved ones, the joy of passing down a legacy to children. Parents, grandparents, children…all of them form a family tree that extends its branches through time. A journey through generations filled with tenderness and emotion.

The series will be accompanied live by musicians Alexandre Korovitch, Romain Fleury, Paul Lepicard, Frédéric Marillier, Paul Manfrin and is sure to please film and music enthusiasts alike.

FILMS:

Sparrows Are Baby Pigeons:
On a cold and snowy day, a child walks by a playful family of birds, which brings colour and joy into his life.
Director: Nina Bisyrina
Russia / 2015 / 5 mins

Imago:
A young boy remembers his father who was a pilot.
Director: Cédric Babouche
France, Belgium / 2005 /12 mins

Perché:
On a sunny day, a father and his daughter walk in a field and plant a tiny sprout, which grows into a tree as the little girl grows up too.
Director: Raphaël Huchon
France / 2011 / 4 mins

Sunset Flower Blooming:
While sitting in her garden surrounded by her grandchildren, an old woman remembers her youth in China.
Director: Yuanyuan Hu
Japan / 2012 / 10 mins

My Grandfather Was a Cherry Tree:
A young boy visits his grandparents. Together they look at photographs, drawing the history of their family.
Director: Olga Poliektova, Tatiana Poliektova
Russia / 2015 / 12 mins








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