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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 from a...

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 tragedy...

Idol

Idol Ya Tayr El Tayer + 11 year NORDIC PREMIERE Palestine / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with Swedish subtitiles / 100 min Idol is based on the true story about the young Mohammed Assaf in Gaza who dream of coming to Cairo and sing in the opera house. As a child he appears...

Profeten

The Prophet +7 year USA / 2014 / English dialogue with Swedish subtitles / 84 min The artist and poet Mustafa has been forced to live in exile because of his political activism. One day a sergeant come to his home and says that he now is a free man and that he should...

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 expectations,...

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 make...

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, exposing...

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 Mohamed...

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...

Call of Trung

Call of Trung L’Appel de Trung   Morocco / 2015 / Arabic and Vietnamese dialogue with English subtitles / 20 minutes An emotionally vibrating story of a loving couple who met during the Indochina war. They live together in the space between both the call of the nation...

The Blind Orchestra

The Blind Orchestra L'orchestre des aveugles   Morocco, France / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 110 min In the early years of the reign of Hassan II, Houcine, a fan of the new king is the director of a popular orchestra and the proud father...

Short Life

Short Life Courte Vie   Morocco / 2010 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 16 minutes Zhar is an unfortunate young man, whose mother died in childbirth. Short Life presentes various stages of Zhars life where his misfortune is always present and loss of his...

Raja Bent El Mellah

Raja Bent El Mellah     Morocco / 2016 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 70 min Najat, a young Moroccan woman, once met the French director Jacques Doillon and was casted in his film Raja for which she won the awards of Best Actress at both Venice...

Of Blood and Water

Of Blood and Water   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2014 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 15 min The film portraits the Moroccan understanding of water and blood is interpreted by a Moroccan family - the water symbolizes the source of life and blood the symbol of...

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 fifties...

Aida

Aida   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / 107 min Aida, a Jewish University professor of Moroccan origin who lives in Paris finds out that she’s suffering from cancer. She returns to her country of birth seeking to...

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...

Those Who Feared Died

Those Who Feared Died Ely Ekhtasho Mato   NORDIC PREMIERE Egypt / 2016 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 113 minutes Six women gather in a small down town motel owned by an old women who considers herself a mother for them all. Each of the women suffer from a...

The Man with the Dog

The Man with the Dog Moul Lkelb   Palestine / 2015 / Arabic, English and Hebrew dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes Youssef lives as a secluded outcast. His sole friend is his dog, Chagadai. One evening at the beach, the dog disapprears. In order to find him,...

Small Pleasures

Small Pleasures Petit Bonheurs   NORDIC PREMIERE Morocco / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 85 minutes After the death of her father, 17 year-old Noufissa follows her mother to go and live in the mansion of Lalla Amina, the wife of an important Tetouan...

Nawara

Nawara   SWEDISH PREMIERE Egypt / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 110 minutes Every day Nawara goes to work along a path that takes her between the alleys of her poor neighborhood and the roads that lead to the villas of the luxurious gated community....

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 years...

Hepta (The Last Lecture)

Hepta (The Last Lecture) Hepta: el-Mohadra el-Akhera   NORDIC PREMIERE Egypt/ 2016 / Arabicdialoguewith English subtitles / 112minutes Dr. ShukriMokhtar, a renowned social psychology expert decides to giveone last lecturebeforehisdeparture from thisworld. Best known...

Before Summer Crowds

Before Summer Crowds Abl Zahmet el-Saif   NORDIC PREMIERE Egypt / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 90 min Before Summer Crowds is a story of summertime neighbors and voyeurs from bourgeoisie that swarms the north coast, throughout the Egyptian summer....

Award Ceremony 2016

Award Ceremony 2016   Award Ceremony for films in the competition programs for Feature Films, Documentaries and Short Films. The following Awards will be given out – Feature Film Competition Best Feature Film Best Director Best Script Best Actor Best Actress...

The Last Date

The Last Date     WORLD PREMIERE Yemen / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 minutes We accompany a young woman who will celebrate her best friend’s birthday, in the ruins of what used to be her home, where the echo of their happy lives used to be.   A...

Love Theft and other Entanglements

Love Theft and other Entanglements Al-Hob wa Al-Sariqa wa Mashakel Ukhra   NORDIC PREMIERE Palestine / 2015 / Arabic, English and Hebrew dialogue with English subtitles / 93 minutes Mousa gets into the trouble of his life when he steals the wrong car. What he thought...

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 a...