Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Ajyal Film Festival 2021

A World of Colour

Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

/ Mexico, Netherlands, United States of America, Russia, France / 2021 / 55 min / Colour / DCP / In Multiple / Arabic, English subtitles
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Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


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

Colourful Feathers
A family of blue chickens are ostracized from their flock. But when a fox arrives, they quickly learn to get along!
Director: Maribel Suárez
Mexico / No dialogue / 2021 / 3 mins

An octopus is a bit of a neat freak. But sometimes, even though you have so many arms, you still cannot reach what you want!
Director: Joost van den Bosch, Erik Verkerk
Netherlands / No dialogue / 2020 / 2 mins

Under the Clouds
Walter the Lamb dreams of one day becoming a cloud. He’s certainly got the fluffiness to achieve his ambition, but it won’t be an easy journey!
Director: Vasilisa Tikunova
Russia / No dialogue / 2021 / 4 mins

Little Snowman
A little snowman keeps losing his carrot nose, which his mother replaces every evening. Until one day, a rabbit pays them a visit.
Director: Alexey Pochivalov
Russia / No dialogue / 2021 / 3 mins

Orchestra Rehearsal
A busy dad and musician is late for his philharmonic orchestra concert. With not a minute to waste, he must quicken his tempo and get there presto!
Director: Tatyana Okruzhnova
Russia / No dialogue / 2021 / 6 mins

Kenya's Symphony
Kenya, a young girl, is reluctantly dragged to a symphony by her mother only to discover a new passion for music blossoming within.
Director: Carlos Douglas Jr
USA / No dialogue / 2020 / 5 mins

Under the Trees: Cine-Concert
Ajyal is delighted to once again partner with Forum des Images to present an audio-visual feast for the senses!

Making its Qatar premiere, ‘Under the Trees’ is an endearing and oh-so-fun musical show full of poetry and sweetness—accompanied live by talented musicians Leslie Bourdin and Rémi Foucard.

So come with us on an incredible adventure into the woods, where under every tree you’ll find a new friend with a story to tell!

According to Birds
The great owl arrives as the leaves begin to fall. Smaller birds take flight soaring into the air, looking for warmer climates as winter begins in the forest.
Director: Linde Faas
Netherlands / 2008 / 5 mins

Raccoon and the Light
Late at night in the deep dark forest, a curious racoon discovers a mysterious new friend. Strange at first, the pair soon form an illuminating friendship!
Director: Hanna Kim
USA / 2018 / 4 mins

The Fox Who Followed the Sound
An enchanting sound is coming from the woods. What could it be? A curious little fox goes to investigate and discovers the music within himself.
Director: Fatemeh Goudarzi
Iran / 2012 / 10 mins

The Last Day of Autumn
All the forest animals have been squirrelling away parts to build their bikes for the big race on the last day of Autumn, but who will win?
Director: Marjolaine Perreten
Switzerland, Belgium, France / 2019 / 7 mins