ARAB COMPETITION

ARAB FEATURE-LENGTH NARRATIVE COMPETITION

Eligibility criteria for this section:

  • Must be 60 minutes or longer.
  • Director must be of an Arab citizenship and/or Arab background.
  • Must be a Jordanian première.
  • Should not have been available on any streaming platform in Jordan, commercially or otherwise.
  • Must be released in 2022 or 2023.
  • Must be the first feature-length narrative film for the:
    • Director and/or,
    • Screenwriter and/or,
    • Lead actor and/or,
    • Lead actress.
ARAB FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

Eligibility criteria for this section:

  • Duration must be 52 minutes or longer.
  • Director should be of Arab citizenship and/or Arab background.
  • Must be a Jordanian première.
  • Should not have been available on any streaming platform in Jordan, commercially or otherwise.
  • Must be released in 2022 or 2023.
  • Should be the first feature-length documentary for any of the following:
    • Director and/or,
    • Editor.
ARAB SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Eligibility criteria for this section:

  • Duration must be 30 minutes or less.
  • Must be the first short film for its director (whether a graduation project or first film after graduation, if applicable)
  • Director should be of an Arab citizenship and/or Arab background.
  • Must be a Jordanian première.
  • Should not have been available on any streaming platform in Jordan, commercially or otherwise.
  • Must be released in 2022 or 2023
  • This section is open to any of the following genres:
    • Short narrative and/or,
    • Animation.
  • Short documentaries are not eligible for this section.