A life that presents the end before its struggle is a terrifying life. Human nature defies the end, and thirsts for adventure. It makes the newborn dive into life’s struggles, and prove that survival is for those who overcome their challenges. Though, there are events that make one turn back and shut the womb they emerged from.
Najeeb is a Jordanian writer in his late fifties, indulging in his dreams, believing he is the most famous Arab writer. His relationship with his eleven-year-old son Nour, with whom he shares every decision and choice in life, represents the essence of his life as a writer and artist.
Geisha L.O.V.E. is a day in the life of a graffiti artist and her robot protector and companion set in 2155. The action takes place within the span of 24 hours in Delphipolis, a futuristic city rocked by political upheaval and economic unrest. The World Union, a conglomerate of Europeans, Arabs, and Asians, established NADA to eradicate defiant street art through ruthless robots that do not hesitate to execute graffiti artists on the spot. Geisha L.O.V.E. is a renegade graffiti artist in a dystopian world, where graffiti has become the only way to spread the word, and reclaim the city.
A short that discusses life away from home and how it can tempt us away from family and stability. The film revolves around Saleh, who lives in his small hut with his mother, living off the apple tree next to his house. Yet, he always watched the city on the mountain and dreamt of visiting it. When the apple tree loses some of its yield, the city tempts him to leave his mother and his livelihood and head to the city. Once he realises his alienation and longing, he tries to return home, but it’s too late.
Farid and Amal are an elderly childless couple, they are a high-end bourgeois family and are very concerned with the words and looks of society. Farid suffers from episodes of amnesia and loss of perception, which makes him wander in his own world, free of societal chains, loving exceptionally, all amidst continuous bursts of public dancing. What will Amal choose as a woman of her age? True and innocent love? Or will she choose to be held down by the burden of acceptance from the world around her?
On the outskirts of town, in a traditional house, 26-year-old Aicha leads a monotonous lifestyle. During the day, she does household chores and cares for her elderly, bedridden mother. In the evening, Aicha leaves home and awaits crossing the possible path of a lorry driver.
Yasmina, a young Egyptian woman, is suddenly called by her Hungarian friend Yoko to assist her with her secret departure from Cairo in the aftermath of an Italian student’s mysterious death. Trying to cope with the tense situation, they spend their last few hours together in denial and anger of their unpleasant reality.
In a mythical Sudanese village between the desert and the Nile, a young boy enjoys an idyllic childhood, taking pleasure in the fertile fruits of the land and basking by the river. But the boy's precious world begins to unravel when he learns the disturbing truth behind his family's fortune, and a certain farmer's inevitable demise.