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


"The Woodman"- selected for the Cairo Film Connection, November 2018



"Stories of Passers Through" at the Ji.hlava creative documentary film festival in the Czech Republic  and at the Delhi International Film Festival in India (October 2018) (October 2018)


"Stories of Passers Through" at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, as part of the Safar festival (September 2018)


"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.