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August 18, 2021

Amman International Film Festival Announces Selected Projects for the 2nd Edition of Amman Film Industry Days

Amman, 18 August 2021 – The Amman International Film Festival – Awal Film (AIFF) announces the selected projects which will participate in the pitching platforms of […]
August 18, 2021

200 Meters

Mustafa and his wife Salwa live 200 metres apart in villages separated by the wall. One day he gets a call every parent dreads–his son has had an accident. Rushing to cross the Israeli checkpoint, Mustafa is denied on a technicality. But a father’s love won't give up and he will do anything to reach his son. A 200-metre distance becomes a 200-kilometre odyssey, as Mustafa, left with no choice, attempts to smuggle himself to the other side of the wall.
August 18, 2021

Spring Blossom | Seize printemps

Suzanne is 16. She is bored with people of her age. Every day on her way to high school, she passes a theatre. There, she meets an older man, and becomes obsessed with him. Despite their age difference, they find in each other an answer to their ennui and fall in love. But Suzanne is afraid she’s missing out on life – that life of a 16-year-old, which she had struggled so much to enjoy in the same way as her peers.
August 18, 2021

The October Cedar | LE CÈDRE D’OCTOBRE

On October 17, 2019, an unprecedented upheaval took place in Lebanon. A large number of people descended upon the streets to denounce the increase in taxes and demand social justice and the fall of a corrupt system. This documentary is by no means a political analysis of the protest movement. It revisits the first four months of the revolt and gives the floor to the militants, artists, and demonstrators from all ages and religions.
August 18, 2021

Diana

Diana, a young farmer from a conservative family, lives in the rural villages of the country. During her day off, she and her sisters sit on the rooftop, preparing themselves for a neighbour’s wedding. For Diana, it’s a chance to meet her secret boyfriend. Her mother discovers their relationship, which leads to her entire family finding out. On the third day, all the family’s women ride the truck to go to work on the farm as usual. As Diana’s father requested, her brother takes all the unmarried women with him. He wants them to see it. It is Diana’s last day.
August 18, 2021

Gaza Mon Amour

Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa. Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?
August 18, 2021

Ward’s Henna Party

Halima is a Sudanese henna painter living in Egypt. She goes to one of Giza's local areas to prepare a bride for her wedding with her 7-year-old daughter Ward. Ward starts to wander around and discover the place.
August 18, 2021

The Red Mountain

A dream of escaping the cruel reality they're living in in boarding school takes the boys far with their thoughts and plans. Only one obstacle is a threat.
August 18, 2021

The Other Cheek

When Nashaat’s daughter is viciously attacked by his neighbours’ dog, he is aggrieved to hear claims that she provoked the attack. Unreconciled emotions lead to a heated confrontation with his ex-wife, leaving the cornered father with no choice but to take out frustrations on the perpetrator.