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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films


Runtime: 84 min

We each have an innate sense of the world. Sometimes this comes from experience, and other times it is an inherent feeling. In this programme, we explore the power of such intuition.


  • Belles étoiles

    Ajyal Competition

    School bully, Ami, excludes the quiet and shy Jeanne from her playground games.

    Naïma Di Piero, Elhadj Sidibé / France / 2017 / Short Narrative

  • Like an Elephant in a China Shop

    Ajyal Competition

    A china shop owner delicately polishes his latest inventory of fine bone china. Handling each piece ever-so-ca…

    Louise Chevrier , Luka Fischer, Rodolphe Groshens, Marie Guillon , / France / 2017 / Short Narrative

  • Hedgehog

    Ajyal Competition

    A young boy is fascinated by hedgehogs. Learning every fact he can about his prickly friends, he talks about t…

    Vaibhav Keswani, Jeanne Laureau, Colombine Majou, Morgane Mattard, Kaisa Pirttinen, Jong-ha Yoon / France / 2018 / Short Narrative

  • Maha'mel (Ships)

    Ajyal Competition

    Deep in the shipyards of Doha, amidst the whirring of table saws and heavy machinery, we enter the world of Dh…

    Dhabya Al-Muhannadi / Qatar / 2018 / Short Documentary

  • The Stained Club

    Ajyal Competition

    Finn has mysterious purple stains on his skin. One day, he meets a group of cool kids who share the same inexp…

    / France / 2018 / Short Narrative

  • The Kite

    Ajyal Competition

    A heartfelt and charmingly animated tale about life and remembering those who are no longer with us.

    Martin Smatana / Czech Republic, The, Slovak Republic, The, Poland / 2019 / Short Narrative

  • Paper Kite

    Ajyal Competition

    In a strict catholic school, Noor daydreams of making a kite. Not amused by her lack of concentration in class…

    Nada Bedair / Qatar / 2019 / Short Narrative

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