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Kids Film Days

Date of Event: 05-April-2021 - 07-April-2021

Time of Event: 17:00

Location of Event: Online

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan is pleased to invite you to watch

Kids Film Days

From Monday 5th until Wednesday 7th of April 2021

At 5:00 PM (Local Time)

By RSVP only. To watch the film, please register

Click here for registration

You will receive the link to the film via email

The films can only be viewed in Jordan.

Monday 5th of April

5:00 PM

Monster Academy

Leopoldo Aguilar, Animation, 85 minutes, English with Arabic Subtitles, Canada/ Mexico/United Kingdom, 2020

Danny is a 15-year-old genius bullied for his intelligence and struggling to fit in at school. Liz is the daughter of a famous scientist whose legacy she strives to overcome and be considered a genius in her own right. When Danny is unexpectedly offered a scholarship to Cranston Academy a secret, prestigious boarding school where Liz is the number one student, a rivalry sparks. In his quest to prove his intelligence, Danny inadvertently opens a portal to another dimension and unleashes a slew of monsters on the school. Liz must put their rivalry aside and help Danny together with a half-moth, half-man professor aptly nicknamed Mothman, to overcome the creatures of the 5th dimension and save the school.

Tuesday 6th of April

At 5:00 PM

Collection of Short Films

The Kite

Martin Smatana, Animation, no dialogue, 13 minutes, Czech Republic/Slovakia/Poland, 2019

Summer is coming to the end, the fruit is growing ripe on the trees. Grandpa gives his grandson a kite. As the boy is tossed around in the air, Grandpa catches him. Then the leaves fall and Grandpa has grown weak. A strong autumn wind carries him off into the cloudy sky. Winter comes, then springtime. A warm breeze brings them together again. Told with enchanting, richly textured images, this tale is about remembering those who are no longer with us.

The film participated at many international film festivals, including: 69th International Film Festival in Berlin (2019), 26th IFFC Febiofest in Bratislava (2019), 26th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (2019).

Cat Lake City

Antje Heyn, Animation, No dialogue, 7 minutes, Germany, 2019

Percy Cat is looking forward to a relaxing day in Cat Lake City – the cats´ vacation paradise. But the place is not as expected. Not even the spot on the towel is as safe as he thought …

The Magic Balloon

Sandra Dajani, Animation, no dialogue, 11 minutes, Jordan, 2018

Mariam makes a deal with a yellow balloon, setting it free to fly off into the world in exchange for telling her about its experiences afterwards. The film explores her ways for overcoming her disability and embarking on wonderful inner journeys.

Funny Fish

Krishna Chandran A. Nair, Animation, no dialogue, 6 minutes, France/Switzerland ,2017

In the middle of the ocean, a school of fish comes to the rescue of a red fish floating on the surface of the water. They try to do everything they can to help it come back into the water and breathe, unaware that it’s in fact a balloon.

A Tiger with No Stripes

Raúl Morales Reyes, Animation, no dialogue, 9 minutes, France/Switzerland, 2018

A little tiger decides to take a long journey in search of his stripes.

The Pocket Man

Ana Chubinidze, Animation, No dialogue, 7 Minutes, France/Switzerland/Georgia, 2016

A little man lives in an old suitcase. One day he finds a new friend - an old blind man. The little man jumps into the blind man's pocket. With music, the pocket man helps the blind man walk and see things in the street. Both are very happy together.

Wednesday 7th of April

At 5:00 PM

Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs

Edmunds Jansons, Animation, 70 minutes, Latvian with Arabic subtitles, Latvia/Poland, 2019

Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day, dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend a whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga's historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives, it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development and they can only do it with the help of a group of local talking dogs!

The film was screened in many film festivals: BUFF Malmo, Valletta Film Festival, Munich Film Festival, Hong Kong Kids International Festival and Hamburg Film Festival.