Algerian Film Days, El Morabba3, Farmers’ Market, and More In Amman This Week

August 23, 2015

This week, the Royal Film Commission is organizing the 4th edition of the Algerian Film Days in Amman, in cooperation with the Algerian Agency for Cultural Influence, Sunday through Wednesday at the Royal Film Commission in Jabal Amman. (8:00 pm) 

The screenings begin today with “Fadhma N’Soumer, a historical drama by Belkacem Hadjadj, in Amazigh with English subtitles. The crime thriller Rani Miyet (I’m Dead) will be screened on Monday in Arabic with English subtitles, followed by a discussion with the director Yacine Mohamed Benelhadj. On TuesdayLe Puits (The Well) will be screened, in Arabic with English subtitles, followed by a discussion with the director Lotfi Bouchouchi. And the closing show on Wednesday will be the documentary “Algeria from the Sky” by Yann Arthus – Bertrand, introduced by Nabila Rezaig from the Algerian Agency for Cultural Influence.

ِAt Shoman Foundation, the classical American film “Rope” by Alfred Hitchcock, will be screened on Tuesday. The film tells the story of two young men who strangle their “inferior” classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the “perfection” of their crime. (6:30 pm)

El Morabba3 will be playing live at The Corner’s Pub, in support of their crowdfunding campaign on Zoomaal to help them produce their second album. Ticket: 7 JOD or more. (Wednesday, 9:00 pm).

The Farmers’ Market will holding the last organic vegetarian dinner at Fann wa Chai cafe .Ticket: 10 JOD. (Saturday, 7:00 pm)

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