Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • School of Hope

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    In the vast expanse of desert, East of Atlas Mountains in Morocco, seasonal rain and snow once supported livestock, but now the drought seems to never end.

    Mohamed El Aboudi / Finland, France, Morocco, Qatar / Feature Documentary

  • 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

  • Shark

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Jack, a serial prankster, finds his perfect match in the equally daring Rose. But there may be some troubled waters ahead for the couple.

    Nash Edgerton / Australia / Short Narrative

  • Silence

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    A young Kurdish girl who has recently become deaf from an infection struggles with her disability and begins to feel increasingly isolated from her community.

    Brwa Vahabpour / Norway, Iraq / Short Narrative

  • Summer Fasting

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Scorching beneath the summer sun, eleven-year-old Kader is determined to observe Ramadan for the first time with the unsolicited help of his best friend, Rudy.

    Abdenoure Ziane / France / Short Narrative