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Event



Lockdown: A Collection of Short Films



Date of Event: 15-June-2020 -

Time of Event: 21:00

Location of Event: Online

With “Cur-films” Screening Program Coming to an End

Join us “online” to watch

Lockdown: A Collection of Short Films

On Monday 15th of June 2020 at 9 PM LT

The link to watch the films will be shared on our social media platforms

What Do You Miss?

Mohannad Abu Rizk, 3 minutes, in Arabic with English subtitles, Jordan

The film asks a simple question: what do you miss the most during this pandemic? Heartwarming answers from people all around Jordan lead this film into documenting how we felt and are still feeling during these rare moments in history.

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“Inthar”

Mohannad Abu Rizk, 2 minutes, in Arabic, Jordan

A little boy is scared of the sirens he hears in Jordan during lockdown, while his mother comforts him by using these sounds for his own benefit. To use what scares you into becoming what makes you better. This story is told through "home quarantined" narration and visuals.

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“Zaqoota”

Raghad Tamimi, 01:15 minute, No dialogue, Jordan

A comic act about the urge to go outside during confinement, and the way the Coronavirus is playing with us, not knowing who might get infected.

The film has won at the 1st round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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A Portrait of Limited Number of Sounds

Nura Habjoka, 01 minute 15 seconds, No dialogue, Jordan

A short movie about the sounds the filmmaker hears on her balcony during the curfew in Jordan.

The film has competed at the 1st round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Stay Home

Mustafa Rasheed, 3 minutes, in Arabic, Jordan

Two young men record soundtracks of what is happening in Jordan during the curfew, beginning with sirens and then using multiple musical instruments.

The film has competed at the 1st round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Consequence 2020

Obaida Al-Saleh, 1 minute & 30 seconds, No dialogue, Jordan

The film focuses on the importance of staying home during the spread of COVID – 19 and the consequences of going outside.

The film has won at the 2nd round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Corona Phobia

Yazan Meqdad, 1 minute & 45 seconds, No dialogue, Jordan

A man tries to deal with his daily life after the spread of the Corona virus, only to find himself being chased by a cat.

The film has competed at the 2nd round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Books vs Corona

Othman Mashawrah, 2minutes & 16 seconds, in Arabic, Jordan

How can books, being a source of knowledge, can help us and guide us to face the Coronavirus pandemic.

The film has competed at the 2nd round of “One Meter & Beyond” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Miles

Abla Jweihan, 5 minutes, in Arabic, Jordan

The film depicts the life of domestic helpers far away from their families, children and friends, and tries to draw similarities - albeit limited - with the situation of the majority people during quarantine.

The film has won at the “Quarantine Got Talent” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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Locked Down

Ahmad Jalboush, 5 minutes & 15 seconds, No dialogue, Jordan

The film director says: “With the Coronavirus outbreak, I was working in Bahrain. I was lucky enough to be able to return to Jordan before the lockdown. I had my camera, the sky was cloudy, a beautiful view that must be captured. As of March 17th, I started filming a clip every day and then putting together the clips in a movie. I made this film so I wouldn’t lose my mind.”

The film has competed at the “Quarantine Got Talent” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.

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The Soul of the House

Mohamed Rachdi, 4 minutes & 25 seconds, No dialogue, Tunisia

What if our homes had a soul?

The film has competed at the “Quarantine Got Talent” short film competition organized by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan.