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Ayny
Director: Ahmad Saleh
Rights:
Highlights
The film is a Students Academy Awards winner.
Winner of more than 20 international awards.
Ayny is based on a tragic incident that the director himself experienced in Askar, one of the oldest refugee camps near the city of Nablus in the Palestinian autonomous areas, ten years ago.
Ayny is Ahmad Saleh’s Academy of Media Arts Cologne graduation film.
2016/ Germany - Jordan - Palestine11 MIN/ stop motion animation
SYNOPSIS
Two young boys run away from their mother’s protection and slack line on the danger of war to play music with the instrument they always dreamt to have.
CAST
Ahmad Saleh (Voice)
CREW
Screenwriter: Ahmad Saleh
Editor: Ahmad Saleh
DOP: Lionel Poutiaire Somé
Production Company(ies)
Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Producer(s)
Stefan Gieren
World premiere at the Dubai International film Festival, UAE
Beirut Cinema Days, Lebanon
Animate Palestine Festival (Animate. Ps), Palestine
Queens World Film Festival (QWFF), USA
Sudan Independent Film Festival (SIFF), Sudan
ALFILM - Arab Film Festival Berlin, Germany
Palm Springs International Shortfest in California, USA
Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, Egypt
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, Germany
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris, France
Arab Film Festival Australia, Australia
Boston Palestine Film Festival, USA
Ajyal Youth Film Festival, Qatar
Batroun Mediterranean Film Festival (BMFF), Lebanon
Gold Medal for Best Foreign Animation in 2016 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in Los Angeles
Amarji Alsumaria Award at the Amarji International Film Festival For Short Films in Al Najaf, Iraq
Best Third Movie - Film Competition from Outside Iraq at the Qumrah International Film Festival in Iraq
Karama Feather Award for Best Jordanian Film at the Karama Human Rights Film Festival in Jordan
Best Animation at the Lebanon International Film Festival
Best Short Film Award at the Valletta Film Festival in Malta
Audience Award for Best Short Film at Mizna's Twin Cities Arab Film Festival in Minnesota, USA