Ajyal Film Festival 2023

All Films

Made in Qatar at D’reesha Programme 1 & 3 - Hope (Hope)

Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar

Abdulla Al-Janahi / Short Narrative / Qatar, Indonesia / 2020 / 9 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422
In No Dialogue / (No Subtitles) subtitles
Interests: 3D Animation
Domestic Premiere


The journey of a disabled, but very determined little sea turtle named Aqua as he overcomes every obstacle from nest to sea.

About the Directors

Abdulla Mohammed Al-Janahi is a Qatari filmmaker with a passion for making a difference through his unique work. He firmly believes that through the power of creativity and animation, a person can do magical things. He has written several scripts for feature and short films and has worked on a traditional Qatari series. He is the writer and director of the short film 'Hope', which won the best short film award at Ajyal Film Festival 2020. In addition, he produced the award-winning short film 'The Unlucky Hamster', and wrote and directed the short 2D film 'Revenge Knows Nothing'.


Abdulla Al-Janahi
Abdulla Al-Janahi
Abdulaziz Khashabi
Production Company
Green Tree Production & Lumine Studio

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