3/10 2016

The Curve

The Curve Al Munataf   NORDIC PREMIERE Jordan, UAE, France, Egypt / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes The Cruve is a Jordanian roadmovie. Radi is an ascetic man who lives an isolated life in his van, one night hears a shrilling scream...

Borders of Heaven

Borders of Heaven Chebabek El Jenna   SWEDISH PREMIERE Tunisia, UAE / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 83 minutes Sami and Sara, a Tunisian middle class couple, have been married for seven years and live a peaceful life. One day a...

My Heart On Video

My Heart On Video   WORLD PREMIERE Libya / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 6 minutes A young disabled man returns to the place where the accident which gave rise to his current condition happened when he was nine years old. Now, ten years later,...

Besieged Bread

Besieged Bread Khobz El Hissar   NORDIC PREMIERE Syria / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 12 minutes A woman smuggles bread to the besieged area with a shapely tree as her only shelter. A man runs away from the Syrian army leaving everything behind...

Aya Goes To the Beach

Aya Goes To the Beach Aya wal bahr   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 17 min Aya is ten years old and works as a maid in a small house in Casablanca. She dreams of a different life were she isn’t locked away from the world...

Kingdom of Garbage

Kingdom of Garbage   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 9 min Zahraa, a refugee from Northern Iraq, dreams of going to school. Instead she and her brother, Hassan, must scour a landfill site for valuable...

The Iraqi Superman

The Iraqi Superman   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min A tormented young man constructs an ingenious devise to rescue his father from Abo Ghraib prison. What he finds there is far from his...

Taste of Life

Taste of Life   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min In the aftermath of a tragedy, a grieving mother visit’s the site where her son was killed. There she encounters the young boy’s spirit, unable to...

Gift of my father

Gift of my father   SWEDISH PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 6 min A seemingly normal car journey crosses from present reality into a recurring nightmare as Hamoudi, a young victim of war, relives his traumatic...

Dark to Dark

Dark to Dark   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min On the day of her wedding, a young girl hides from her family. Through her eye’s, we observe the anguish and conflict between her family members,...

A Nation Without a Homeland

A Nation Without a Homeland   NORDIC PREMIERE Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 12 min Mohamed is a refugee from Syria. He has no recollection of his family or life before he reached Baghdad. In an attempt to reunite...

Zero

Zero   Morocco / 2012 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 110 minutes Amine Bertale, nicknamed ”Zero” is a police officer in his mid thirties, pacing the streets of Casablanca surrounded by loss and futility and the corruption of everyone around him. He is...

Change – Jerusalem echoes navigator

Change – Jerusalem echoes navigator   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2012 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 86 min “Change – Jerusalem echoes navigator” follows the destiny of the Jewish communities that left the Berber village of Tinghir in Morocco in the...

The Well

The Well Le Puits   NORDIC PREMIERE Algeria / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes In the middle of the Algerian War of Independence, soldiers of the French army suspect a village in southern Algeria to host the mujahideen having...

3000 nights

3000 nights 3000 layal Palestine, France, Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon, UAE / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 103 minutes Layal, a newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested and falsy sentenced to eight years of prison after picking up a young...

They are the dogs

They are the dogs C'est eux les chiens   Morocco, France / 2013 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 85 min A TV crew, preparing a program on the February 20 movement - crosses paths with Majhoul, a man who claims to have ”disappeared” for 30...

Crossings

Crossings Leila Alaoui   25.9–16.10 2016 / C-salen, Malmö Konsthall Crossings explores the experience of sub-Saharan migrants who embark on the perilous journey to reach the elusive shores of Europe. The three-screen video installation focuses on the collective...

Lydia

Lydia   WORLD PREMIERE France, Algeria / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 12 min Lydia is a young Berber Algerian that has settled down in the south of France. She’s spending her days at home waiting for her domineering partner to come home. The...

Grand Ecart

Grand Ecart   INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE Lebanon / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 min A man and a woman cross paths again after 10 years. Leila flourished and is now a reputable dancer and artist while Cyril is still stuck where he was. As the...

Aisha

Aisha   SWEDISH PREMIERE Jordan, Lebanon / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 70 minutes In a tribal country where the family name and status are very significant, Aisha, a 27 years old psychology graduate was abandoned by her parents at the age of...

Abna Yaso

Abna Yaso   WORLD PREMIERE Sudan / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 74 minutes Sudan is a country with a rich history, that goes back to ancient times, as well as a versatile contemporary. Abna Yaso is a film documenting the contemporary life of...

Baghdad Outside Baghdad

Baghdad Outside Baghdad Baghdad kharij Baghdad   INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE Iraq / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes Baghdad Outside Baghdad is based on the Gilgamesh Sumerian legend, set in the first decades of the 20th century and told with...