Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

All Days

  • Ice Merchants

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2022

    Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their house attached to a cliff high in the cold mountains. They carry with them their precious cargo of ice that they produce by freezing water outside their sub-zero home. One day the temperature begins to creep above freezing leading to dire consequences for the family in this foreboding animation about climate change and its effects.

    João Gonzalez / Portugal, United Kingdom, France / Short Animation

  • It Feels Personal

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2022

    Digital creator Hugh discovers that his video has been stolen, re-contextualised, and turned into a viral meme by an anonymous TikTok user. Frustrated by the theft, he embarks on an internet odyssey, interviewing and interrogating the people that he encounters in an attempt to uncover the perpetrator. A short desktop documentary about the blurry lines of intellectual property in the shared and borderless digital community.

    Hugh Clegg / United Kingdom / Short Documentary