Ajyal Film Festival 2021




The Ajyal Film Festival engages families and educators through an annual celebration of the best in international cinema. Our short programmes include thought-provoking documentaries, captivating drama, light-hearted comedy and live performances - so there really is something for everyone and all ages to enjoy.



Made in Qatar Programme
Presented by Ooredoo

The Ajyal Film Festival is delighted to showcase and celebrate the thriving filmmaking scene in Qatar. The programme presented this year features some internationally shown and award-winning short documentaries and narratives.

Tue 9 Nov / 8.30 PM / K16-DT / QR 35
Thu 11 Nov / 8.30 PM / VOX / QR 60 & 90

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Made in USA

To celebrate the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture, we are honoured to present a selection of the very best in contemporary American short-form filmmaking.

Thu 11 Nov / 9.30 PM / K16-OH / QR 35

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A World of Colour & ‘Under the Trees’ Cine-Concert

Colours are universal—much like the wonderfully delightful tales in this short programme that has been specially curated for the whole family to enjoy!

Sat 13 Nov / 11.00 AM / K16DT / QR 35

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The Journey Within

To truly grow as individuals, we must look inward, not outward. This compelling short programme showcases how a journey within ourselves can lead to a revelation at every step.

Fri 12 Nov / 7.00 PM / VOX / QR 60 & QR 90

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Changing Times

Change is inevitable; it is how we adapt and overcome that defines us. In this dynamic programme of shorts, we explore the natural state of turmoil and seek to find meaning in chaos.

Sat 13 Nov / 2.00 PM / VOX / QR 60 & QR 90

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Uncertain Futures

It’s certainly been an unpredictable couple of years for the world. But as the old adage goes, when nothing is sure—everything is possible. This thought-provoking programme of shorts illustrates that at the beginning of some of life’s most meaningful journeys, lies uncertainty…

Sat 13 Nov / 5.00 PM / VOX / QR 60 & QR 90

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View Films Programme II