Lebanese Films, Amman Art, Book Fair, and Much More

الأحد 08 أيلول 2013

This exciting week in Amman marks the opening of varied arts exhibitions, film screenings, and other cultural activities. Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation in collaboration with the Royal Film Commission presents the Lebanese Film Week (Sunday to Thursday). All screenings are free and open to the public.

“74 The Reconstitution of a Struggle” is an award winning documentary exploring and reconstructing the Lebanese student struggle of 1974, which occurred during a period marked with intellectual, cultural, and political “boiling” (Wednesday at 8 pm). Director Rania Rafei will be present at the screening. For more events, check out the full schedule.

Amman Art week continues, offering varied exhibitions, talks and workshops, movie screenings, and much more. Moving Pictures will be screening Almosstanqa’a, a short musical project based on spoken word mixed with music audio and visual effects (Monday at 7:30 pm). There will also be two screenings of children’s movies: Ernest & Celestine, an animated French film with English subtitles (Friday at 7:00 pm); and The Red Balloon, a 1956 French film with English subtitles (Saturday at 7:00 pm). Check out the full schedule and register to attend here.

At Jacaranda Images, an exhibition titled Carving Shadows by Atelier Uraiqat opens on Sunday and continues until the end of the month. This exhibit explores the relationship of geometry and design. It is a collection of objects that can equally be furniture, sculpture and art (Sunday at 6 pm). The artists, Basel Uraiqat and Basma Abdallah, will be talking about their work on Friday at 6:30 pm.

Book lovers are in a for a treat, as the 3rd edition of the popular used book fair “Noon” takes place this weekend (Thursday and Friday, 4:00 – 10:00 pm) at the Ras Al-Ain Gallery – Hangar. The fair offers over 30,000 books in Arabic and English, with prices ranging from 10 piasters to 2 JDs max.

The Amman Citadel Festival will be featuring Marcel Khalife and the Mayadine Ensemble (Tuesday at 8 pm), as well as the Sound of Music: the original dazzling show from London (Thursday at 8 pm).

The Lebanese band, Mashrou’ Leila will play a concert in the Roman Amphitheater, in downtown Amman, featuring songs from their newly released album “Raasuk(Saturday at 8 pm).

For details on these events and many more, check out 7iber’s calendar, and if we missed anything you think we should add, drop us a line at [email protected]

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