LOOK AT ME

LOOK AT ME

  LOOK AT ME Tunisia, France, Qatar I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 98 min Nordic premiere Lotfi, a Tunisian immigrant who lives in France, is forced to go back to Tunisia to take care of Youssef, his 9-year old autistic son he...

THE KNIGHT AND..

THE KNIGHT AND..

  THE KNIGHT AND THE PRINCESS Egypt, Saudi Arabia I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 95 min International premiere The Indian Ocean was a dangerous place in the 600s for Arab merchants, haunted by pirates I mascot with the cruel Indian ruler king...

FORK & KNIFE

FORK & KNIFE

  Short Package 1 FORK & KNIFE Egypt I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere Over what appears to be a random conversation between 2 people who have just met, they reveal their secrets while tackling subjects of love,...

GOLDEN BOMB

GOLDEN BOMB

  Short Package 1 GOLDEN BOMB Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 21 min Nordic premiere Beirut 1985. Yumna and Marwan, in a refuge, are getting ready for their wedding. It’s the war. The long-awaited ceremony is interrupted by the bombing...

THE CORD

THE CORD

  Short Package 1 THE CORD Syria I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 20 min Swedish premiere Due to the stress and exhaustion that Nada suffers from a siege imposed on the neighborhood where she lives with her husband, she begins to feel the labor...

THE GIFT

THE GIFT

  Short Package 1 THE GIFT Tunisia I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 20 min Nordic premiere For her first anniversary, Myriam, a young wife, a conservative and veiled teacher at a kindergarten, decided to reconstruct her virginity another time to...

UNFORGETTABLE ..

UNFORGETTABLE ..

  Short Package 1 UNFORGETTABLE MEMORY OF A FRIEND France, Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 25 min Nordic premiere In Lebanon, Chadi, a 13 year-old boy, is top of the class. He discovers that he can take advantage of his talent. If it's...

THE HEALER

THE HEALER

  THE HEALER Morocco, Italy, Qatar I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 102 min Swedish premiere On the outskirts of a Moroccan mining town, 16-year-old Abdou is anxious to regain his dignity by learning to read and write. His adoptive...

UNDERDOWN

UNDERDOWN

  UNDERDOWN Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 72 min Under Beirut's umbrella of corruption and chaos, Palestinian taxi driver Abu Hussam strives to reconnect with the love of his life and dreams of a permanent shelter. The...

FATWA

FATWA

  FATWA Tunisia, Belgium I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 102 min Swedish premiere Brahim, a Tunisian guy living in France, decides to go back to Tunisia to attend his son’s funeral who passed away in a motorcycle accident. He then...

THE WAY HOME

THE WAY HOME

  THE WAY HOME Syria, Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 65 min Through his quest to better understand the shredded state of his family, Wael questions the long-lasting socio-political crisis in Syria: “In 1980, I was born in...

THE GUEST

THE GUEST

  THE GUEST Egypt I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 95 min Nordic premiere Dr. Yehia lives with his wife Mimi and daughter Farida in a villa. His views that are against religious extremism only bring him accusations of blasphemy....

ERASED,___ ASCENT..

ERASED,___ ASCENT..

  ERASED,___ ASCENT OF THE INVISIBLE Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 76 min Nordic premiere Thirty-five years ago, I witnessed the kidnapping of a man I know. He has disappeared since.Ten years ago, I caught a glimpse of his...

DIAMOND DUST

DIAMOND DUST

  DIAMOND DUST Egypt I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 155 min Nordic premiere Taha is a pharmacist who lives a dreary life with his father, and plays the drums in his spare time. When he returns home one day, he finds his father dead...

NORTHERN LIGHTS

NORTHERN LIGHTS

  NORTHERN LIGHTS Sweden I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 73 min An Arabic speaking theatre group rehearse a performance in Sweden. The actors come from a war-torn country in the Middle East. The play is about the life of refugees and...

GOOD MORNING

GOOD MORNING

  GOOD MORNING Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 87 min Nordic premiere  In a modern coffee shop with a large window overlooking a lively Beirut street, a general,aged 78, and an army doctor, 81, play crosswords in order to...

ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW

ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW

  Short Package 2 ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW Palestine I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min World premiere Fadel and Najeeba are siblings living in a village. Their relationship is exceptional; Fadel has a so-called "mental illness" and Najeeba...

EYEBROWS

EYEBROWS

  Short Package 2 EYEBROWS Egypt I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 25 min Nordic premiere “What is the one thing you wish was not forbidden?,”Aiesha posts the controversial question in a close Facebook group for her burqa-wearing peers. Aiesha,...

RAINING DOGS

RAINING DOGS

  Short Package 2 RAINING DOGS Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 20 min Nordic premiere Protecting their only child, Marc, from a harsh reality takes a Lebanese couple to extreme measures. Marc starts to realize that his parents' behavior...

SHEIKH’S WATERMELONS

SHEIKH’S WATERMELONS

  Short Package 2 SHEIKH’S WATERMELONS France, Tunisia I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 22 min Nordic premiere Sheikh Taher is well-known for being a godly and respected imam among his people. One day, he agrees to pray for the soul of a woman he...

THE BARBER

THE BARBER

  Short Package 2 THE BARBER Sweden I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 14 min World premiere A Syrian barber working in a make-shift salon in a refugee camp in Sweden, must make a potentially life-altering decision with one of his clients that may...

URGENT

URGENT

  URGENT Morocco, Switzerland I 2018 I Moroccan Arabic, French dialogue with English subtitles l 85 min Nordic premiere  Driss and Zahra leave their fisherman's village to take their six-year-old son, Ayoub, to the emergency room of the Casablanca's...

TINY SOULS

TINY SOULS

  TINY SOULS Jordan, Qatar, Lebanon, France I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 85 min Nordic premiere  9 year old Marwa, her mother and her siblings are stranded in Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan, where they arrived after escaping war in Syria. Four...

NIGHT/EXT

NIGHT/EXT

  NIGHT/EXT Egypt, UAE I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 98 min A taxi ride takes young filmmaker, Moe, from his upper class world to meet two strangers exposing the unknown side of underground Cairo at night. Moe, Toutou, Mostafa,...

KILO 64

KILO 64

  KILO 64 Egypt I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 76 min Nordic premiere  The journey of an ambitious pharmacy graduate who shifts career and starts a farming business at Kilo 64 off Cairo-Alexandria desert road. Moved by the spirt of January 25th...

THE BURIAL OF KOJO

THE BURIAL OF KOJO

  THE BURIAL OF KOJO Ghana, USA I 2018 I English dialogue l 80 min Nordic premiere The Burial Of Kojo follows the story of Esi, as she recounts her childhood and the tumultuous relationship between her father, Kojo and heruncle, Kwabena. After Kojo...

KHARTOUM OFFSIDE

KHARTOUM OFFSIDE

  KHARTOUM OFFSIDE Sudan, Denmark, Norway I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 76 min A group of exceptional young ladies in Khartoum are determined to Play football professionally. They are prepared to defy the ban imposed by Sudan’s...

PORTO FARINA

PORTO FARINA

  PORTO FARINA Tunisia I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 86 min Nordic premiere Because he thinks she is sterile, ALY leaves his French girlfriend and returns home to renew with family and marry his young cousin who was promised him....

BROTHERHOOD

BROTHERHOOD

  Short Package 3 BROTHERHOOD Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 25 min Swedish premiere Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son...

EXTRA SAFE

EXTRA SAFE

  Short Package 3EXTRA SAFEEgypt I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 9 min World premiere Noha is waiting in line at the pharmacy to buy a pack of condoms. The colourful pack catches a little girl’s attention, who wants to know what it is. When the...

I AM NOT THERE

I AM NOT THERE

  Short Package 3 I AM NOT THERE Sweden I 2018 I Swedish dialogue with English subtitles l 14 min When Lama’s family tells her they have to leave the country, Lama reacts like any teenager forced to leave their friends. With a creative use of the documentary...

SON OF A DANCER

SON OF A DANCER

  Short Package 3 SON OF A DANCER Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 21 min Nordic premiere Majed, a 20-year-old man, is grieving the loss of his recently deceased mother. One day, he gets the shock of his life when he learns that she used...

THE OLD KALBELOUZ

THE OLD KALBELOUZ

  Short Package 3 THE OLD KALBELOUZ Algeria I 2019 I French, Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 10 min International premiere In Algiers, Ahmed 70 years old wakes up alone at home, he will begin a day immersed in his thoughts. Who is he talking to? CAST...

WALTZ OF DAWN

WALTZ OF DAWN

  Short Package 3 WALTZ OF DAWN Tunisia I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere Radia, a mother, has been suffering from kidney failure for 11 years. She is waiting for a transplant. One day she gets called in to hospital...

YOMEDDINE

YOMEDDINE

  YOMEDDINE Egypt I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 97 min Nordic premiere After the death of his wife, Beshay bravely decides to leave the isolated community where he was abandoned as a child. Along with Obama, the young orphan he has...

AMBIENCE

AMBIENCE

  Short Package 4 AMBIENCE Palestine I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere Despite the noise and chaos of the refugee camp, two young Palestinian refugees discover a creative way to record music in order to meet a competition...

AWAKENING

AWAKENING

  Short Package 4 AWAKENING Syria I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 20 min Nordic premiere During the ongoing Syrian war, Hala leaves her house after her husband sells her wedding gown in order to secure the cost of his marriage to another woman....

BEFORE WE HEAL

BEFORE WE HEAL

  Short Package 4 BEFORE WE HEAL Lebanon I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere Saleem and Raya, two former lovers, meet one morning at Raya’s place. Saleem goes to the toilet and somehow gets stuck. CAST &...

FAMILY IN EXILE

FAMILY IN EXILE

  Short Package 4 FAMILY IN EXILE USA, Morocco I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere Family in Exile is an intimate documentary, set in Morocco, about the conflicts within the filmmaker’s family. It is a daughter’s...

THE BLEACHING..

THE BLEACHING..

  Short Package 4 THE BLEACHING SYNDROME Qatar, Sudan I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 19 min International premiere After a failed attempt to make a documentary about a Sudanese woman who bleaches her skin, filmmaker Eiman Mirghani...

THE SPARROW

THE SPARROW

  Short Package 4 THE SPARROW Austria I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 15 min Nordic premiere An Arab intellectual who was imprisoned for many years. One night he is forced by the prison warden to tell stories to a five year old child...

ZAYANA

ZAYANA

  ZAYANA Oman, India I 2019 I Arabic, Malayalam dialogue with English subtitles l 90 min Nordic premiere After a horrible incident happens to Zayana, in which she couldn't get justice in Oman, her family suggests to remain quiet about the matter and...

THE PROFESSION

THE PROFESSION

  THE PROFESSION Egypt I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 78 min Swedish premiere The movie is a journey to the dark side of the Egyptian traditional folk weddings as it tells the story of the belly dancers that dance in these weddings and their...

SCREWDRIVER

SCREWDRIVER

  SCREWDRIVER Palestine, USA, Qatar I 2018 I Arabic, Hebrew dialogue with English subtitles l 108 min Swedish premiere Al-Amari Refugee Camp, Palestine, 1992. While 8 year olds Ziad and Ramzi play around with old tools, Ziad accidentally cuts Ramzi. Ramzi stabs...

RAILWAY MEN

RAILWAY MEN

  RAILWAY MEN France, Tunisia, Switzerland, Qatar I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 76 min Nordic premiere The Normal Way is a road movie who draws the portrait of Tunisian railwaymen and women. On track, driving the old locomotive, the...

DACHRA

DACHRA

  DACHRA Tunisia I 2018 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 113 min Based on true events, DACHRA evokes our primitive fears of witchcraft and cannibalism.  Set against the backdrop of contemporary Tunisia, the feature revolves around female...

One Day, One Night

One Day, One Night

  One Day, One Night ( Egyptian Day) Egypt I 2019 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 108 min World premiere The film revolves around an officer who examines some social issues, especially those related to the crises of the poor within the...