About Amman International Film Festival

Amman International Film Festival – Awal Film (AIFF) is aimed at debut achievements in film from all over the world, while also promoting Jordan’s up-and-coming pool of professional audiovisual sector. With a main focus on emerging filmmakers, AIFF seeks works that manifest artistic boldness, strength of form and originality in the use of the medium of film. The inaugural edition of AIFF will be held in Amman from the 13th of April until the 18th of April 2020.


The Board

Founder of the Jordan Media Institute and Board Member at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan, Princess Rym Ali is the AIFF’s President.

Princess Rym Ali
Raja Gargour
Omar al-Masri
Nadia Sukhtian
Bater Kardan

The AIFF is managed by Nada Doumani, Communication and Cultural Programming Manager at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan. Hanna Atallah is the Artistic Director of the Festival; while Deema Azar heads its Industry section.


The Countdown Begins

Organized by the Royal Film Commission of Jordan, the Amman International Film Festival will be held between April 13th – 18th 2020,
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