Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

Hystoria (Hystoria)

Made in Qatar

للترجمة العربية اضغط على

Youssef Jabre / Short Narrative / Qatar / 2012 / 8 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Drama
World Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.


In the bedroom, the television is showing violent images from the Arab Spring revolutions. Hoping for peace and quiet, he mutes the sound and begins to read, but a fly interrupts the silence. What will happen when the reader fails in his many attempts to expel the disturbing intruder ?

About the Directors

Youssef Jaber has Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in Cinema and Audiovisual studies from USEK University in Lebanon. He has directed content for the Al Jazeera Children Channel and numerous documentaries and TV commercials in Lebanon. He mad ‘Hystoria’ in 2012; work on his next film, ‘Stroubia’, is ongoing.


Youssef Jabre
Youssef Jabre
Walid Sakr
Chris Bacling
JS. Bach
Iyad El Bacha

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