Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • Have a Nice Dog!

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Trapped in war-surrounded Damascus, a lonely man becomes increasingly lost in his fantasies of escape. With only his dog for company, he ventures deeper into the darker recesses of his mind.

    Jalal Maghout / Germany, Syria / Short Narrative

  • Little Palestine, Diary of a Siege

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Yarmouk in Damascus sheltered the largest Palestinian refugee camp in the world from 1957 to 2018.

    Abdallah Al-Khatib / Lebanon, France, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • Night

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    In a city devastated by war, it can be difficult to sleep, let alone dream. To ease a women’s anguish, Night tricks her into seeing her missing child one last time.

    Ahmad Saleh / Germany, Qatar, Jordan, Palestine / Short Narrative

  • When Beirut was Beirut

    Ajyal Competition | Made in Qatar | Ajyal at Vox | Ajyal at Katara - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    If these buildings could talk, what would they say? In this animated documentary, three of Beirut’s monumental buildings come to life and share their stories of Beirut’s unsettling history.

    Alessandra El Chanti / Qatar, Lebanon / Short Documentary