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You Will Die at Twenty



Date of Event: 07/10/2020

Time of Event: 19:30

Location of Event: The Royal Film Commission - Jordan - Jebel Amman - 1st Circle

Director: Amjad Abu Alala

Country: Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar

Production Year: 2019

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan is pleased to invite you

 to the screening of the Sudanese movie

“You Will Die at Twenty”

Winner of the Black Iris Award for
Best Arab Feature Narrative Film
at Amman International Film Festival – Awal Film (1st edition)

On Wednesday 7th October 2020, at 7:30 PM

Please be present early to apply safety measures and don’t forget to bring your mask. Doors close at 7:15 PM. Free entry.

The Royal Film Commission - Jordan - Jebel Amman - 1st Circle

You Will Die at Twenty

Rated 18+

By Amjad Abu Alala, 103 min, Drama, in Arabic with English subtitles, Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar, 2019

When searching for a blessing on the day of her firstborn’s naming ceremony, a mother is instead foretold a curse: her son, Muzamil, will die at the age of 20. Muzamil’s father cannot stand the doom and travels away from home. Sakina raises alone her son with over protection. Growing up under the constant loom of death, Muzamil finds friends, enemies, love and tempters, though what he truly seeks is a sense of the present and a belief in the future.

The film has won several awards including: Luigi de Laurentiis Award at Venice Film Festival 2019, Golden Star at El Gouna Film Festival 2019, Best Screenplay at Carthage Film Festival 2019, Golden Unicorn for Best Feature Film at Amiens Film Festival 2019, Audience Award at Ajyal Film Festival 2019, Best Feature Film at Rabat Film Festival 2019 and participated at the International Competition of Mumbai Film Festival 2019.