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The Ghosts We Left at Home

Director: Faris Alrjoob
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Explores the whirl of emotions experienced by a man away from home.
Highlights the ups and downs in a relationship between man and his woman… his home town.
Unravels personal aspects of the director's life
Inspired by real life stories.
2020/ Jordan - Germany21 min/ Drama
Original Title
Ahinu Elayk wa Ahinu Elai
The Ghosts We Left at Home is a raw and intimate portrayal of a man, and a city, doomed and in exile, and sinking to hit rock bottom. It plays in the margin of reality, where forces of the masculine and the feminine alternate, merge, attract and repel.
Nadeem Rimawi
Mohamed Nizar
Maisa Abdelhadi
Khaled Al Turaifi
Screenwriter: Faris Alrjoob
DOP: Laura Emma Hansen
Editor: Faris Alrjoob
Rebana John
Production Company(ies)
Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Faris Alrjoob
film festivals
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
Red Sea International Film Festival, KSA
Amman International Film Festival/Amman, Jordan
Cinema Arabe Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Minikino Film Week Bali, Indonesia