Sunnis and Shias together against ISIS

Sheikh Sabah (2015)

"Sheikh Sabah" is a film by Mohsen Islamzadeh which depicts people's unity and resistance against terrorist ISIS forces in Iraq. Sheikh Sabah is head of the Shammar Tribe, a prominent Sunnian tribe in Saladin governorate.

The first fiction movie for Shrine Defenders:

Hengameh (2016)

The film "Hengameh" that won The 6th Ammar Popular Film Festival’s Lantern in the fiction and best actor sections and known as the first fiction movie for shrine defenders, has been entered to the screening film list for screeners.

A short story from war in Gaza:

Valad (2014)

A pregnant mother in Gaza is stuck under rubble but, surprisingly, she manages to deliver her child.

The most popular APFF film:

The Gas Regulator (2014)

A gas regulator in a sidewalk is badly installed and people hit their heads to it as they walk in the sidewalk.

A portrait documentary from east Africa

The Distant Acquaintance (2014)

Omar Abdullah, a young teacher in Kenya, who has never seen an Iranian national, has put the names of Iranian revolutionary figures on his children: Ruhollah Khomeini, Ali Khamenei, Morteza Motahhari, and Hussain Beheshti.

A story about a different martyr

Karrar (2014)

A film about the martyrdom of a Lebanese defender of the holy shrine, Mahdi Yaghi.

En Directo

Live (2014)

A poor family in Spain who has been forced out of their domicile by the government. The film shows the social programs designed for such families. What begins as a dream which would bring back their house, turns out to become a heinous nightmare at the end of the film.

The story of resistance among communists:

January 82 (2014)

"January 82" is a documentary which tells the story of the attack by showing interviews with the incident's eye-witnesses and retrieving details from archives.

Hawaii The Stolen Paradise

AIPFF 2015

Hawaii The Stolen Paradise (2014)

Hawaii illegal annexation to the US and opinions of Hawaiian people about it

AIPFF 2015

Cortometraje Desintegración (2014)

Family disintegration due to economic crisis in Spain

AIPFF 2015

These Walls Will Talk (2014)

The jury panel of the 2nd AIPFF awarded the festival’s statue to "These Walls Will Talk" by Hanif Shahpar Raad.

AIPFF 2015

Kawthar (2014)

Kawthar Al-Bashrawi is a Tunisian journalist , programs presenter, and one of the most famous Arab media workers. Her live is mixed with varies ideas, and she suffered a lot before recognizing the Truth.

Nader Talebzadeh:

Ammar Popular Film festival is Founded and Funded by People

Ammar film festival is popular. But why is that? There are several reasons to elucidate it and figure out that Ammar festival is founded and funded by people.