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Film Screening



A Woman’s Struggle



Date of Screening: 17-March-2018

Time of Screening: 18:00

Location of Screening: The Rainbow Theater - Jebel Amman- 1st Circle

Director: Elie Nemri

Country: Jordan / Lebanon

Production Year: 2018



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


A Woman’s Struggle


Saturday 17 March

6:00 PM


Public invitation. Free entry


Elie Nemri, 60 min, Documentary, Arabic with English subtitles, Jordan/ Lebanon, 2018


Followed by a discussion with the director Elie Nemri.


A documentary featuring the life of social activist. Haifa Al-Bashir, extensively documenting the endurance of her life; from the city of Nablus in Palestine, her marriage and moving to live in the city of Al-Salt in Jordan, her children, the choice of teaching as a career, her role as a mother and a grandmother given that family for her is sacred and a top priority. Intermittently chronicling her career path, social and volunteering work, as well as the establishment of several associations and the founding of multiple centers and forums including: The Guest House for the Elderly, Al Safsaf Center for Physiological Rehabilitation, Alrewad Alkebar Forum, the Health Coalition for Patient’s Health and the General Federation of Jordanian Women.



Pad Man



Date of Screening: 17-March-2018

Time of Screening: 20:00

Location of Screening: The Rainbow Theater - Jebel Amman- 1st Circle

Director: R. Balki

Country: India

Production Year: 2018



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.


Pad Man 


Saturday 17 March

8:00 PM 


Public invitation. Free entry


R. Balki, 139 min, Narrative biography, Hindi with English subtitles, India, 2018


The film encapsulates the inspiring tale of an incredible Indian innovator and inventor, Pad Man. Unfolding the immersive fictionalized account of Arunachalam Muruganantham's life, showcasing his dream to bring a revolution to female hygiene in India, tracing his journey as a rural welder from a small town in India to the international arena. 


The entrepreneur refused to give up in the wake of resistance and ridicule and used his resilience to craft India’s low-cost sanitary napkin making machine. "Pad Man" is a tribute to every ordinary and straightforward man and woman, who dares to dream and make a difference in the life of million others.