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Ajyal Film Festival 2018

All Films

Made in Qatar presented by Ooredoo Film Programme 2

Runtime: 93 min

We are once again delighted to celebrate the thriving state of filmmaking at home with our annual programme of local productions made right here in Qatar. All of the films presented in our two programmes are making their world premieres and include narratives, thought-provoking documentaries and
reflective essays.


  • Amphitheater

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar

    Sarah, a professional Qatari photographer, happens upon a rebellious young girl and her family.

    Mahdi Ali Ali / Qatar / 2018 / Short Narrative

  • Where Are You Right Meow?

    Made in Qatar

    A young artist, Ayako, struggles with creative block. Suddenly, her beloved cat Beru goes missing, and she

    Maysam Al-Ani / Qatar / 2018 / Short Narrative

  • Nasser Goes to Space

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar

    Nasser is a highly-creative young boy who uses an imaginary world as a coping mechanism to deal with his paren…

    Mohamed Al Mahmeed / Qatar / 2018 / Short Narrative

  • Unrestrained

    Made in Qatar

    A high-octane documentary that follows the exhilarating, yet extremely dangerous sport of dune bashing.

    Houssam Laabar / Qatar / 2018 / Short Documentary

  • The Bleaching Syndrome

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar

    Eiman Mirghani, an Afro-Arab filmmaker living in Qatar, sets out to make a documentary about a Sudanese beauti…

    Eiman Mirghani / Qatar / 2018 / Short Documentary

  • Samha

    Made in Qatar

    The film documents the journey of a camel named ‘Samha’ as they are entered into the 'Mzayn Al Ebil' competiti…

    Noor Fawzi Al-Asswad / Qatar / 2018 / Short Documentary

  • The Reason, July 2017

    Ajyal Competition, Made in Qatar

    An artist whisks us on a journey through time and place as memories from Doha and Egypt bubble to the surface.…

    Hadeer Omar / Qatar / 2017 / Short Documentary

  • Just Another Memory

    Made in Qatar

    Amidst the ongoing war in Yemen; torn between being “safe” and “away”, weighed down by the ever-present mental…

    Mariam Al-Dhubhani / Qatar / 2018 / Short Documentary

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