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The Valley



Date of Event: 10/08/2020

Time of Event: 20:00

Location of Event: The Royal Film Commission - Jordan

Director: Nuno ESCUDEIRO

Country: Italy/ France

Production Year: 2019

Film lovers in Jordan, 

Join us to enjoy an open-air cinema experience at the Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC)!

We are thrilled to resume our outdoor film screenings at the RFC’s amphitheater while adhering to public safety measures in light of the Corona virus pandemic.

The film screenings start at 8 PM.

Doors open at 7 PM. Please be present at the RFC maximum by 7:30 PM to apply safety measures.

Please bring your mask and gloves.

The capacity of the amphitheater is 86 people. Doors will be closed once the seats are full.

We look forward to seeing you and watching films under the stars!


In partnership with PriMed International Festival of

Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage,

the RFC invites you to attend the screenings of


THE VALLEY


On Monday 10th of August 2020

8:00 PM at The Royal Film Commission - Jordan - Jebel Amman- 1st Circle


𝑭𝒓𝒆𝒆 𝑬𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒚.


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THE VALLEY


Nuno ESCUDEIRO, 75 minutes, Documentary, In English and French with English subtitles, Italy/ France, 2019


For centuries the valleys of the Roya and the Durance, between Italy and France, belonged to one country or the other. Today it is through these valleys that refugees try to pass when they have been refused entrance at the border at Menton or Ventimiglia.


Faced with their distress, some local people have decided to welcome them anyway, to protect them, to grant them “board and lodging”. But this gesture is both risky and illegal. The people living in the valley decided to make their actions public, as an appeal for solidarity. But then the media descended, leading to a far greater police presence and yet more controls.


This film tells some personal stories but also shows their collective actions. It follows ordinary men and women who, in the name of solidarity, are fighting to continue doing what they believe to be morally right.


“The Valley” has participated in numerous film festivals such as: HOT DOCS, BFI London Film Festival, RedHuman Right Festival, MedFilm Festival, Doc Point Film Festival – Helsinki, Lunenburg Film Festival, Bergen Film Festival, Via Emilia Doc Fest.