Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Special Screening | Geekdom Screenings - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    An arrogant young prince and his castle's servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress,

    Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise / United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Drive-In Cinema - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    An adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own.

    Chris Columbus / United Kingdom, United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Mulan

    Special Screening | Geekdom Screenings - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Fearful that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military, Mulan takes his spot—though, as a girl living under a patriarchal regime, she is technically unqualified to serve. She cleverly impersonates a man and goes off to train with fellow recruits. Accompanied by her dragon, Mushu, she uses her smarts to help ward off a Hun invasion, falling in love with a dashing captain along the way in this vibrantly animated tale about war, honour, gender roles and family pride.

    Barry Cook, Tony Bancroft / United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • 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