Shorts Programmes

One Location Shorts

Features a fine selection of one-location short films that have toured international film festivals, including Venice International Film Festival, Malmo Arab Film Festival, Carthage Film Festival (JCC), and Rotterdam Arab Film Festival.
Involving award-winning films that previously reaped prestigious awards, like Best Short Film at the Malmo Arab Film Festival, and Best Actor at the Casablanca Short and Documentary Film Festival, among others.
Showcasing films inspired by classic plays by great novelists, and personal experiences from the lives of the directors.
Starring well-known actors, like Charbel Ziade, a well-known Lebanese actor with a career spanning over 25 years.
Tackling some of the Arab world’s most silenced topics, like the stigmatization of mental illnesses in the Arab world, the relationship between Arab women and the psychiatrist, and the depression and oppression the servants suffer.
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Coma
Director: Amro Ali
Coma
Director: Amro Ali
Short
During the ongoing war in Syria, an old man falls into a coma. His young son lives in a struggle between his own ambitions and his commitments toward ......
Short
Manara
Director: Zayn Alexander
Manara
Director: Zayn Alexander
Short
Tragedy strikes when the Zayyad family loses its patriarch under mysterious circumstances, leaving the surviving members to fend for themselves ......
Short
The Servants
Director: Georges Hazim
The Servants
Director: Georges Hazim
Short
While cleaning the chalet, two servants elaborate sadomasochistic rituals while their mistress is away. Until, things got carried ......
Short
The Visit
Director: Amro Ali
The Visit
Director: Amro Ali
Short
A married couple are leading a monotonous life after the husband’s retirement and the son’s migration. Suddenly, a teenage young man storms into ......
Short
Truce
Director: Saleh Khataybeh
Truce
Director: Saleh Khataybeh
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The power of destiny gathers two strangers, a car, and a donkey in the middle of the Jordanian desert. The two men are totally from different worlds. ......
Short
When the Sea was Blue
Director: Amr Elseyoufi
When the Sea was Blue
Director: Amr Elseyoufi
Short
Mariam is a woman in her forties who feels burdened by the daily routine and boredom. The over-use of technology by people surrounding her puts a ......

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