The Royal Film Commission – Jordan in cooperation with the French Cultural Institute in Amman invites you to attend the screening of Jordanian Short Documentaries selected for the Franco-Arab Film Competition in the presence of filmmakers
Subject: Screening of Jordanian short documentaries that took part in the Short Film Competition, part of the 18th edition of the Franco-Arab Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers
Date: Monday 9 July 2012
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: The Royal Film Commission – 1st Circle, 5 Omar Bin Al Khattab street
Monday 9 July 2012
Said Najmi | 16 Minutes | 2011| in Arabic with English subtitles
The desert of Petra, Jordan; Home to Mfadi and his Bedouin family, where he is struggling to decide whether to stay in his humble home or move to the city.
Anas Balawi | 25 Minutes | 2011| in Arabic with English subtitles
Akram, an 11-year-old boy from the desert of Al Shakereyeh in Jordan, wants to pursue his dream of becoming the world’s most famous racing camel trainer.
“Ajloun al Rabad”
Ehab Zawati | 11 Minutes | 2012 | in Arabic with English subtitles
The film is a narration of the touristic and historical impact of al-Rabad Castle in Ajloun.
Sinan Gharaibeh | 10 Minutes | 2012 | in Arabic with English subtitles
This documentary sheds light on a few different corners from Zohrab’s life, known to many as the late King Hussein’s photographer.
“The Hardest Question”
Ahmad Mustafa Samara | 16 Minutes| 2012 | in Arabic with English subtitles
“The Hardest Question” is a project targeting people from different walks of life in Jordan, and how they come to express a defining moment in their lives.
“The Past Reminds Them”
Mohammad Ali Massad | 21 Minutes | 2011 | in Arabic with English subtitles
Tareq takes us back in time to share the history of contemporary activists whom have lived the 48-49 exodus through visiting the activist Amir Hodali in Baqa’a refugee camp where we get the chance to see the difference between the great history of this character and it’s bitter present.
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