Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

The Invention (El Invento)

Hilal - ages 13+

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Giovanni Granada / Short Narrative / Colombia / 2012 / 20 min / Colour / DCP
In Spanish / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Romance, Youth, Family, Based on a True Story, Friendship
Qatar Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised. Some material may be inappropriate for young children.


In Competition

Twelve-year-old science geeks Danny and Andrès are mystified by girls, but find it very hard to approach them. Can learning the complicated principles of photography help? After all, as this metacinematic short suggests, love – just like the optical illusion of photography – a matter of perspective and projection.

Official Film Website

About the Directors

Born in Bogotá, Giovanni Granada graduated from the IED in Milan. He trained in Fashion and Product Photography and Production in Italy and France, and studied at the Tisch School of the Arts. He has directed more than one thousand commercials; in 2012 he wrote and directed ‘The Invention’. He is currently writing and developing his first feature film.


Giovanni Granada
Giovanni Granada
Veronica Jaramillo, Andrea Vargas
Carlos Aparicio
Pablo Correa
Giovanni Granada
Production Company
Metro Studio Films
Diego Concha, Gabriela Ancona, Pablo Valencia, Gonzalo Janer

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