Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • 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

  • The Journey Within

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    To truly grow as individuals, we must look inward, not outward. This compelling short programme showcases how a journey within ourselves can lead to a revelation at every step.

  • There Were People

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

    Filmed in the aftermath of the tragic explosion that rocked the city of Beirut last August.

    Mohamed Al Hamadi / Qatar, Lebanon / Short Narrative

  • Time Flows in Strange Ways on Sundays

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    A mother, trapped in the comfort of memory and mourning, confronts her grief when she is invited to the wedding of her late son’s childhood sweetheart.

    Giselle Lin / Singapore / Short Narrative

  • To Know Her

    Special Screening | Ajyal at Katara - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Filmed decades apart on the same camcorder, ‘To Know Her’ is a poetic exploration of the filmmaker’s relationship with her mother, who passed away when she was 14 years old.

    Natalie A. Chao / United States of America, Hong Kong / Short Documentary

  • Tomorrow My Love

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    An old man is separated from his hospitalised wife due to the pandemic. But love will always find a way in this painstakingly illustrated and affecting short about connection and loss.

    Geetanjali Rao / India / Short Narrative

  • Trumpets in the Sky

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Boushra, one of the Syrian potato-picking girls in Lebanon, returns from a long day in the field only to learn that today—her childhood will come to an end.

    Rakan Mayasi / Palestine, Lebanon, France, Belgium / Short Narrative