Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • 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

  • The Lion King

    Special Screening | Geekdom Screenings - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Emotionally stirring and richly drawn, ‘The Lion King’ follows the adventures of young lion Simba, the heir of his father, Mufasa. Simba's wicked uncle, Scar, plots to usurp Mufasa's throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa in this Disney favourite with unforgettable songs by Elton John and Tim Rice.

    Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff / United States of America / Feature Narrative

  • Maya the Bee – The Golden Orb

    Drive-In Cinema - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    When Maya, a headstrong little bee, and her best friend, Willi, rescue an ant princess, they find themselves in the middle of an epic bug battle that will take them to strange new worlds and test their friendship to its limits.

    Noel Cleary / Germany, Australia / 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

  • Shadegan

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    A day in the life of a 12-year-old fisherman on his boat in Shadegan Pond, Iran—his second home and the source of his family's livelihood.

    Ako Salemi / Iran / Short Documentary

  • Tarzan

    Special Screening | Geekdom Screenings - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    The orphaned Tarzan grows up in the remote African wilderness, raised by the gentle gorilla Kala. When a British expedition enters the jungle,

    Chris Buck, Kevin Lima / United States of America, United Kingdom / Feature Narrative