Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, on the Occasion of the International Women's Day.
The UN Women, in cooperation with the Royal Film Commission – Jordan and Embassies in Jordan, invites you to attend the 6th Edition of the “Women’s Film Week” from Thursday 15th until Sunday 18th of March 2018 at 6:00 and 8:00 PM. The Rainbow theater – Jebel Amman – 1st Circle.
With Myself I started
Thursday 15 March
Public invitation. Free entry
Elie Nemri, 55 min, Documentary, Arabic with English subtitles, Jordan/ Lebanon, 2017
Followed by a discussion with the director Elie Nemri.
This film documents the journey traveled by the social and environmental activist Amal J. Madanat since her retirement in 2010.As she turns 50, Amal tries to realize her childhood dream of seeing her country streets clean and tidy. Where does this aspiration to make her dream come true take Amal?
The film follows her personal story with waste, and how far she has gone to spread her experience throughout her community and among students in one of the public schools in Amman. Amal believes in the importance of each individual’s responsibility towards society at any age, and that education plays a key role in changing the prevailing culture and our inherited perspective on waste.
This movie sheds the light on the phenomenon of random throwing of garbage and its impact on cleaners and their suffering, in addition to the lack of a culture that promotes recycling of consumed material and how it affects a large segment of society who lives from sorting such items from street containers.