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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. Read More

Spotlight

The black iris is one of the rarest wild flowers in the world. It is found in the plains of Jordan, from Ajloun to the Jordan River, and has become the Jordanian national flower. Despite its fragile look, it withstands harsh weather and strong winds, while its deep purple color represents nobility and royalty. It is delicate, unique and multilayered. Read More

Arab Competition

Feature Narrative Film Competition

Any Arab feature-length narrative will be admitted in this section. Learn More

Feature Documentary Film Competition

The first feature-length documentary by the director will be admitted in this section. Learn More

Short Film Competition

Only films (maximum 30 minutes) by first-time directors are eligible. This includes: narrative, experimental and animation short films. Learn More

International Competition

International Competition

This section is open to non-Arab films – all genres – from all countries. Learn More

First & Last Film

This non-competitive section will showcase the work of one Arab helmet filmmaker and one international renowned filmmaker. Learn More

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