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Film Screening



Ismailia Film Days in Amman



Date of Screening: 12-February-2020

Time of Screening: 19:00

Location of Screening: Rainbow Theater – Jabal Amman

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The Royal Film Commission - Jordan

in cooperation with

the Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries & Shorts

invites you to attend the 6th edition of

“Ismailia Film Days in Amman”

Screenings are followed by a discussion with

Film critic

Rami Metwaly

from Monday 10th until Wednesday 12th of February 2020

at 7:00 PM

Rainbow Theater- Jabal Amman

Public invitation. Free entry 


Wednesday 12 February

7:00 PM

A Collection of Short Films

The Boy Who Wanted to Fly

Jorge Muriel, 20 min, Short Fiction, In Spanish with English subtitles, Spain, 2018

In Madrid in the 80’s: Ivan, a five-year-old boy, is confronted with the birth of a new brother. His sister is dad´s favorite, the newborn is mom’s favorite. Which place does he take in this new situation? What if he could fly and escape?

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Arcangel

Ángeles Cruz, 19 min, Short Narrative, In Spanish with English subtitles, Mexico, 2018

Arcángel is a fifty-year-old peasant facing accelerating vision loss. Before total darkness overtakes him, he needs to find a nursing home for Patrocinia, an elderly woman from his community that is totally dependent on him.

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In Dance. Italy: Renaissance

Anji Taratuta, 28 min, Short Narrative, In Russian and Italian with English subtitles, Russia, 2018

This film’s protagonist is lost and largely disappointed. He finds himself in Italy, where dance is a strong self-sufficient form of art. Step by step, it brings him back to life.

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Fish Monologue

Suborna Senjutee Tushee, 28 min, Short Narrative, in Hindi/Bengali & Marathi with English subtitles, India, 2018

A Bengali couple migrates from a remote village of West Bengal to Pune city, to work at a garments factory and struggle to meet the ends while expecting a child.
The film delves in to the psychological changes of them in the realm of urban alienation in absence of their own family and culture, while becoming a mother and father for the first time.

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Pick Me Up

Layal Akiki, 15 min, Short Narrative, in Arabic, Lebanon, 2018

Sally, in her early twenties and part of the production team in a shoot, has to take on her friend's tasks, with an important competition and a deadline looming over her head. The only one helping her is Ghazi, the pick-up truck driver.

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The Final Show

Mohamed Salehi, 5 min, Short Animation, No Dialogue, Egypt, 2018

A Conflict between the past and the present, facing the difficulties of life and its calamities, and overcoming them despite their strength.

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The Incomplete

Erfan Parsapour, 7 min, Short Animation, No Dialogue, Iran, 2018

The film tells the story of a hungry Otter, but a perfectionist and obsessive one, who wants everything complete in a perfect world. A world that has countless favorable chances to take.

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Tango of Longing

Marta Szymańska, 5 min, Short Animation, In Polish with English subtitles, Poland, 2018

Tango is so much more than just desire -it can reveal our most intimate stories, innermost longings and needs, our secrets. Is it possible to find satisfaction and relief in this dance of constant longing?

The film has won the Jury Prize at the Fiction and Animation Competition at Ismailia Film Festival.