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HAIFA STREET

HAIFA STREET

  HAIFA STREET Iraq I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 79 minSwedish premiere Set in Baghdad in 2006, Haifa Street is one of the most dangerous places suffering from the civil war and violence that has plagued the city. When Ahmed is dropped off...

BINT WERDAN

BINT WERDAN

 BINT WERDAN Kuwait, Sudan, Qatar, Egypt I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 14 minWorld premiere A woman with depression struggles to keep up appearances in front of her chirpy and driven office colleagues. An encounter with a dying cockroach in...

COLOR BLIND

COLOR BLIND

 COLOR BLIND Egypt, United Kingdom I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 11 minColor Blind depicts an encounter between a man and a woman in a Victorian cemetery in Bristol. They come from the same place – Egypt – but apart from that, they have almost...

ENCOUNTERING S…

ENCOUNTERING S…

 ENCOUNTERING SAMIR Jordan, Germany I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 6 minWorld premiere In a conflict zone, four-year-old Farah and her brother Ramzy become friends with an enemy counterpart, Samir, turning the barren battlefield into a...

MARADONA’S LEGS

MARADONA’S LEGS

 MARADONA'S LEGS Germany, Palestine I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 23 minSwedish premiere During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys are looking for “Maradona’s legs”; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete...

THE LAST BLEAT

THE LAST BLEAT

 THE LAST BLEAT Germany I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 12 minWorld premiere Asho says farewell to her home. As she leaves, she takes Sahab with her. Together they make their way to the last bus leaving the village to the city. The bus driver,...

THE RETURN

THE RETURN

 THE RETURN France, Tunisia I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 21 minNordic premiere Tarek is back to Tunisia after seven years of clandestinity in Italy. He lives this return as a failure. He has to face his old friends, his old life and remain...

THE WOMEN IN BLOCK J

THE WOMEN IN BLOCK J

  THE WOMEN IN BLOCK J Morocco I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 97 minNordic premiere Three patients and a nurse from a women's psychiatric ward in Casablanca, Morocco, from different age groups and social backgrounds, confront their suffering...

WONDER BOX

WONDER BOX

  WONDER BOX Egypt I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 90 minInternational premiere Four simultaneous but different tales take place during one night in Cairo. These separate events depict relentless attempts of the characters to find balance...

GHOST OF SPAC…

GHOST OF SPAC…

 GHOST OF SPACETIME Morocco I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 9 minInternational premiere Places can tell stories of people who once passed by, and this house tells the story of a family destroyed by war. The house tells the story of a small happy...

GIVE UP THE GHOST

GIVE UP THE GHOST

 GIVE UP THE GHOST Jordan, Germany, Sweden I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 minNordic premiere Salam's dream of becoming a mother shatters when she finds out that she is unable to have children with her husband. A lifetime of convictions and...

HEART, YOU DESE…

HEART, YOU DESE…

 HEART, YOU DESERVE THAT! Egypt I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 29 minInternational premiere A film about the social pressure that unmarried women over thirty face. The director, who is 35 and a single woman, conducts interviews in a car, during...

THE GHOSTS WE …

THE GHOSTS WE …

 THE GHOSTS WE LEFT A HOME Jordan, Germany I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 21 minNordic premiere ”The Ghosts We Left at Home” is a raw and intimate portrayal of a man, and a city, doomed and in exile, and sinking to hit rock bottom. It takes...

THE SEVEN VILLAGES

THE SEVEN VILLAGES

 THE SEVEN VILLAGES Czech Republic, Lebanon I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 17 minWorld premiere A conversation over video call between Farah, who recently moved to Prague, and her grandmother, living in Lebanon; they talk about their fate as...

VOID CHRONICLE

VOID CHRONICLE

 VOID CHRONICLE Lebanon I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 23 minNordic premiere An 18-year-old guy is preparing to commit suicide. On the night of his suicide, the powerful bond that he shares with his sick aunt comes to an end. CAST &...

3 LOGICAL EXITS

3 LOGICAL EXITS

 3 LOGICAL EXITS Lebanon, Denmark, UK I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 14 minSwedish premiere A sociological meditation on the different “exits” that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in the refugee camps. CAST &...