Palestinian, Russian, and Europian Films and More in Amman This Week

This week, Palestinian Filmmaker Najwa Najjar’s Eyes of a Thief will be officially release in Amman. The 2014 drama is Najjar’s second feature film, and is based in part on an real incident that took place in Silwad in 2002. The film will be screened at Prime Cinema both in Amman and Irbid for the next two weeks. Ticket: 7 JDs, 20 JDs for the Primer. (Monday, 8:30 PM).

The Russian film “Leviathan” will be screened at Shoman Foundation. In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man’s arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family. The film is in Russian, with Arabic and English subtitles. (Tuesday, 6:30 PM)

The European film festival continues with a screening every day at Haya Cultural Center (8:00 PM). Some films will be re-run at 5:00 PM at the EU National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC). The closing ceremony will be the screening of Jordanian short films on Saturday at the Hashemite Plaza at 8:00 PM.

On Monday the Spanish film “Family United” will be screened, and it will be Re-run at (Wednesday, 5:00 pm) at Goethe Institut. The film features five brothers reunite for a wedding at the family’s estate on the day that Spain plays in the 2010 World Cup final. The youngest brother, Efrian, is marrying Carla, his childhood sweetheart.

On Tuesday the Italian film “The Invisible Boy will be screened. The film is about Michele, who is neither popular, nor athletic, nor a particularly brilliant student at school. But this matters little to Michele whose only wish is to be noticed by his classmate Stella, the girl of his dreams and object of all his attention. But she does not seem to know he exists. He feels invisible to her. Ironically, one fateful evening, at a costume party, he discovers that he does in fact possess the power to become invisible.

The Turkish Embassy, in collaboration with NMC, is organizing the classical music concert, Tricoter, at Al Hussein Cultural Center, performed by the musical trio Tahir Aydogd on Kanoun, Cag Ercag on cello, and the Jordanian Zina Asfour on Piano. Tickets: 10 JDs, 5 JD for students. (Wednesday, 6:00 PM).

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