Amman this week: films & music

March 15, 2014

Today is the last day of the Women’s Film Week, which will feature four film screenings in the Rainbow Theater. At 4 PM two short films “Every Voice Counts” and “Because I was Still a Little Girl” will be screened. At 6 PM, there will be a screening of “Nadia’s Journey”, a feature documentary that tells the story of Nadia Zouaoui, a woman who was forced by her parents into an arranged marriage to an Algerian living in Montereal when she was 19 years. Two screenings at 8:30 PM of “Samar” and “Kick Like a Girl” which tells the story of what happens when “The Mighty Cheetahs”, an undefeated third grade girls’ soccer team competes in the boys division.

At Bargo’s,  as part of an awareness campaign in recognition of the World Epilepsy Awareness month, the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association presents a charity music concert. Four local talents will perform, as an oriental Quartet, old and modern arabic/oriental musical masterpieces (Saturday 8:30 PM).

On Sunday, the RFC presents a screening of “The Red Stone” to be followed by a Q&A with the Director Ahmad Damen (7:00 PM).

Art exhibits abound this week. The Image Festival #4 brings you a joint exhibition titled GÄRTNER’S VOYAGE by Sibylle Fendt (Germany) & TOGETHER byHani Hourani (Jordan) at Foresight32 Gallery. For other art exhibitions visit our calendar here.

As part of the Arab Cinema Archive Project hosted by Makan, “Ghazal Al-Banat” will be screened this week on Monday (7 PM). The first portion of the program will feature Egyptian Classics till April 7th. The films capture the essence of eras, from the thirties until the seventies of the last century. The five films vary in their themes, genre of drama and their directorial approach. For more film screenings check this portion of our calendar.

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