Director: Saleh Al-Khataybeh
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Screened at over a dozen prestigious film festivals around the world, winning eight awards
Received support from the Jordan Film Fund
Explores the essence of humanity through the contemplation of a relationship between two strangers
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2020/ Jordan29 min/ Drama
Original Title
The power of destiny gathers two strangers from totally different worlds, a car, and a donkey, in the middle of the Jordanian desert.
After a silly misunderstanding, they start a fight that turns into a life-or-death situation in a journey where they struggle to stay human.
Is'haq Elias Hasan Alhwetat


Screenwriter: Saleh Khataybeh DOP: Ahmad Saif Editor: Adam Abu Snainh

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Production Company(ies)
Jwan Media Production and Distribution

Sa'ed Arouri

film festivals
Jerusalem International Film Festival, Palestine
International Short and Independent Film Festival, Bangladesh
Calgary Arab Film Nights, Canada
Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, India
Vesuvius International Film Festival, Italy
International Moving Film Festival, Iran
Independent Shorts Awards, US
Hong Kong Indie Film Festival, China
Vienna Indie Short Film Festival, Austria
Paris International Short Festival, France
White Unicorn International Short Film Festival, India
Al Thaqalayn Film Festival, Iran
Berlin Short Award, Germany
film awards
Best Indie Short at the Independent Shorts Awards
The Golden Olive Branch Award at the Jerusalem International Film Festival
Best Foreign Language Film of the Month (Special Jury Mention) at the Independent Shorts Awards
Best First Time Director at the Independent Shorts Awards
Best Short Film at the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival
Best Thriller Short at the Vesuvius International Film Festival
Best Short Film at the International Moving Film Festival
Best Short Film at the Vienna Indie Short Film Festival