Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

The Big Dream (Al Hilm Al Kbir)

Made in Qatar

Nadia Tebib / Short Documentary / Qatar / 2014 / 22 min / Colour / DCP
In Arabic, French / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Social Issues, Youth, Based on a True Story
MENA 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.


Mohamed is a ten-year old Algerian boy born in Qatar who hopes to become a champion swimmer. He owes this dream to his late mother, who encouraged him until he was accepted into the Aspire Academy. Last year Mohamed won a bronze medal in a competition with the National Team but this year he is going after gold. ‘Big Dream’ follows his hopes and aspirations.

About the Directors

Nadia Tebib was born in Algeria in 1978. She obtained a BA in English Literatture from the University of Annaba and now acquires political documnetaries for Al Jazeera Arabic, where she is Senior Programme Producer.


Nadia Tebib
Nadia Tebib
Al Jazeera Training Center
Saeed Daghman, Mhana Brahma
Othman Karzab
Mohamed Tebib, Nour Tebib

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