Short films

Selection of films written, shot and directed by Koutaiba Al-Janabi:


The Train (35 mm b/w)

Wasteland (Beta SP)

Still Life ( 35mm)

No Man's Land (35mm)

Baghdadi Correspondent (digibeta)

The Ever Restless Man (2000)

Against the Light (2006)

7 Days with Gypsies (digibeta)

Stories of Passers Through 

A selection of Koutaiba Al-janabi's short films on DVD



Still Life

The Train

The Ever restless Man


Latest news


"Stories of Passers Through" at the Dubai International Film Festival 2017, in the Muhr feature category (December 2017)





Screening of "Leaving Baghad" in Libya

19-23 February 2013



Screening of "Leaving Baghdad" in Cambridge, on 12 March 2013



Koutaiba Al-Janabi's Photography collection "Foreign Light" published - available from March 2013. Details under "Photography"



"Daoud's Winter" won first prize at the Torino Filmlab FrameWork Programme (November 2015)


"Daoud's Winter" on Dubai Film Connection's shortlist (December 2015)


"The Window" - script completed, pre-production starts December 2015








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