Ajyal Film Festival 2021

Films

  • 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

  • When Light is Displaced

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    A soon to be removed orange grove in Los Angeles inspires contemplation on the politics of storytelling in the multi-generational experience of Palestine in exile.

    Zaina Bseiso / Palestine, United States of America / Short Documentary

  • Writing with Fire

    Ajyal Competition | Ajyal at Vox - Ajyal Film Festival 2021

    Amid a crowded, patriarchal news landscape emerges India's only newspaper run by Dalit (low caste) women.

    Rintu Thomas, Sushmit Ghosh / India / Feature Documentary