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Ajyal Film Festival 2020

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  • Solo

    Arab Short Film Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2010

    Egyptian filmmaker Laila Samy spends six minutes exploring the crushing pressures of agoraphobi…

    Laila Samy / Egypt / Short Narrative

  • Sonder

    Made in Qatar - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    A lone figure revisits his old college in this philosophical meditation on time, memory and mis…

    Ali Al Thani / Qatar / Short Narrative

  • Song of the Sea

    Mohaq - ages 8+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

    Six-year-old Saoirse and her brother live with their father in a lighthouse. When they discover…

    Tomm Moore / Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France / Feature Narrative

  • Sonita

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2016

    In Tehran, where it is illegal for women to sing, 18-year-old Afghan refugee Sonita dreams of b…

    Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami / Iran, Germany, Switzerland / Feature Documentary

  • Sorry We Missed You

    Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2019

    A gritty and impassioned portrait of a delivery driver and his family as they struggle to make…

    Ken Loach / United Kingdom, France, Belgium / Feature Narrative

  • Sounds for Mazin

    Hilal - ages 13+ - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2013

    An operation allows Mazin, who is almost completely deaf, to hear sounds he has never heard bef…

    Ingrid Kamerling / Netherlands, The / Short Documentary

  • Speed Sisters

    Special Screening - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

    The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman race-car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bol…

    Amber Fares / Palestine, United States of America, Qatar / Feature Documentary