Open to guests with MMF Accreditation only!
The market screenings at MAFF Market Forum is a new feature for 2016, presenting cinema screenings of new films of varying lengths and themes to the Nordic market.
The concept of the Market screenings is to present films in an intimate environment at Bar Deco in cinema Spegeln. The venue is a beautifully decorated cinema with Art Deco-detailing.
Please note that the Market screenings have limited seating and a pre-registration via Eventival will be necessary!
The Market films of 2016 are Ambulance and Kindil.
Directed by: Mohamed Jabaly Produced by: John Arvid Berger, JABFilm Country: Palestine/Norway Year: 2016 78 min
A raw, first-person account of the last war in Gaza in the summer of 2014. Mohamed Jabaly, a young man from Gaza City, joins an ambulance crew as war approaches, looking for his place in a country under siege, where at times there seems to be no foreseeable future. While thousands of things are published on the recurring violence in Gaza, the stories behind them remain hidden. Not this one.
Directed by: Damien Ounouri Produced by: El Hadi Bouabdallah Production company: Mediacorp (Algeria), Bang Bang Production (Algeria), Linked Productions (Kuwait/USA), Monumental (Algeria) Country: Algeria/Kuwait/US Year: 2016 40 min
During a beach outing with her family, Nfissa, a young mother, is drowned by a group of young men while swimming offshore. Nobody seems to witness her disappearance and anxiety and fea r begin to grow – not only among her family but also amongst the townspeople – especially as, soon after, on the same beach, other bathers inexplicably die. As fear takes over the population, the police suggest that Nfissa may have morphed into a ‘Kindil’, a nautical creature whose appearances have been reported elsewhere in the region…