Eden

Eden

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Rufina is ready to spend a field day, surrounded by peace and pleasant nature, will it be as simple...

In a Hurry - Ala Ajal

In a Hurry - Ala Ajal

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A short documentary about the reality of the sport of boxing in Baqa’a refugee camp. The film...

 Souda - The Black One

Souda - The Black One

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A girl endures verbal and physical violence under the weight of slavery.Amal Sadbouh | Mauritania |...

Pathetic

Pathetic

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A Docu-drama exposing the treatment that Yemeni nationals face outside their homeland. The treatmen...

 A Haunted Past

A Haunted Past

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

The film tells the story of Tawfiq, A Tunisian soldier who fought in the Bosnian war against Serbia...

Ayam

Ayam

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Three generations of Moroccan women exchange their feelings and thoughts while preparing for the tr...

Punishment

Punishment

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

As punishment, a soldier is relocated from the field to the bureaucratic archive division. He meets...

This is my Night

This is my Night

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A woman from a low income family decides to enjoy a day out with her son, who is diagnosed with Dow...

Prisoner and Jailer

Prisoner and Jailer

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

"Prisoner and Jailer" tells the story of two contrasting Libyans: a key official in the former regi...

I'm Not an Actress

I'm Not an Actress

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The story of an Iranian actress who seeks to research drugs and addiction for a role she is playing...

Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

According to the laws of Iran, Bahareh must have her traditional, chauvinistic husband accompany he...

Tehran's Plaque

Tehran's Plaque

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

The story is about a woman who crashes into a food truck. The accident is a hit and run. When she a...

Cellmate

Cellmate

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The story of a female who wants to be a child, not a woman.Behzad khodaveisi | Iran | Fiction | 201...

Sweet Discomfort of Missed Connections

Sweet Discomfort of Missed Connections

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Zahi returns to Lebanon to organize his father’s funeral. His father was abducted and went mi...

Shou Esmk [What's your name]

Shou Esmk [What's your name]

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

"I wanted to record everything for the illness to slow down because I couldn't stop it. I want her ...

 I Wanted to Live

I Wanted to Live

Royal Cultural Center

"I Wanted to Live" is an up-to-the-minute cinematic challenge, which represents the documented deat...

Maelstrom

Maelstrom

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Maelstrom is a Documentary of found footage composed out of hundreds of Syrian amateur videos. The ...

Give Me That Camera

Give Me That Camera

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The documentary follows a director’s journey as he seeks to get rid of his fear of using came...

El Inferno / Hell

El Inferno / Hell

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Chennu, as a street kid, committed his first crime when he was 15 years old. He enters “hell&...

Portraits of my Mother

Portraits of my Mother

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

This is a documentary about my mother and the moment that changed her life. Through her narration, ...

Supermarket

Supermarket

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A voice says I would like to make you feel nice and comfortable, and to empty your mind of every si...

Burqa City

Burqa City

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Souleymane and Leila just got married, for better or for worse. “The better”, is that t...

Blister

Blister

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

  A man hides his job from his wife. His wife wants to find out the truth, but it creates big...

Angel's Mirror

Angel's Mirror

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

In China, in the early 1990’s, a little boy and his family have just come to live in a large ...

The Visit

The Visit

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

  Klaus (60) works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he...

Game of Chicken

Game of Chicken

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Tony, 14 years old, has a hard time trying to fit in his school environment. When he is bullied by ...

A Clown's Tale

A Clown's Tale

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Marko and Harald are two struggling artists who work a variety of jobs in order to survive. Regardl...

May the End of the World Catch You Dancing

May the End of the World Catch You Dancing

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A Street violinist gets ready to play in his usual spot. Hearing his music, a woman stops to listen...

Uno - One

Uno - One

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Far out at sea, a cell phone floating inside an air-tight bag starts to ring. Javier Marco Rico| S...

The Last Leaf

The Last Leaf

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A story about a little leaf who despite all Nature's laws, dreams to fly. Until the very last momen...

Fame

Fame

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

For 5 years, Angelo manages to bring artists from all over the world to his little village in south...

2nd Class

2nd Class

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Charlotte has got a new job as a second grade teacher. One night she is attacked by a nazi and is s...

The Good Terrorist

The Good Terrorist

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Renowned filmmaker Robert Oey investigates the world of terrorism and questions the attitude of the...

Q's Barbershop

Q's Barbershop

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

By the square of Denmark’s largest social housing estate, lies Q’s Barbershop: red wall...

Urgent

Urgent

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Driss and Zahra leave their fisherman's village to take their six-year-old son, Ayoub, to the emerg...

Mansoura

Mansoura

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

In Morocco, tribes called 'Soulaliyates' own 15 million hectares of collective land, however, Women...

Just Another Memory

Just Another Memory

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Amidst the ongoing war in Yemen, people are torn between being “safe” and  feeling...

Story

Story

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A reflection about modern man in the age of omnipresent technology. Looking through stories on soci...

Six Home

Six Home

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Some little girls are playing hopscotch, one of the girls lands on her spot. In that moment, a cert...

Screwdriver

Screwdriver

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

In 2002, Ziad and Ramzi are the stars of Al-Amari basketball team. When Ramzi is shot dead in a cro...

Liza's Tale

Liza's Tale

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Today, the world is an uncomfortable place. Two of the four characters are diagnosed with Down synd...

 Ambience

Ambience

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Despite the noise and chaos of the refugee camp, two young Palestinian refugees discover a creative...

Youth Forum "Think Forward"

Youth Forum "Think Forward"

Conference Hall

  Identity and the City is a five year program that aims to support artists and creative thin...

Gaza

Gaza

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A portrait of how  people attempt to lead meaningful lives against the rubble of perennial con...

Western Arabs

Western Arabs

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Omar Shargawi wants to understand his father better and he often casts his father’s character...

Khartoum Offside

Khartoum Offside

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A group of young women in Khartoum are determined to play football professionally, in defiance of t...

Still Recording?

Still Recording?

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Saeed is a young cinephile trying to teach other youth the rules of filmmaking, but in Eastern Ghou...

Tiny Souls

Tiny Souls

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

When Marwa is nine years old, she flees with her family from Syria and gets stranded in Jordan. The...

Talking About Trees

Talking About Trees

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Suliman and three other members of the ‘Sudanese Film Club’ have decided to revive an o...

For Sama

For Sama

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

 A love letter from a young mother to her daughter; “For Sama” is both an intimate...

Sumerce

Sumerce

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

In Rural Colombia, veteran activist Don Eduardo, rising political leader César Pachón...

The Swing

The Swing

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Viviane and Antoine have lived together for 65 years, and while she still has her strength, he has ...

Violently in Love

Violently in Love

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

What does it take to break the cycle of violence?  Behind the closed doors of a women’s...

Off Sides

Off Sides

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A group of teenage ice hockey players from the Czech town of Náchod set off to Morocco onto,...

Five Minutes

Five Minutes

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

During the war on Gaza, the Israeli army finds a new way to spread fear and tension in the hearts o...

After 8 Years

After 8 Years

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

On a Friday 2010, at Nabi Saleh Village, four kids were interviewed at the peaceful weekly demonstr...

When You Grow Up

When You Grow Up

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

What is work? Everyone works and has to work. The 40-hour workweek is a standard in our capitalisti...

Michel's Flight

Michel's Flight

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

This is the history of Michael. Standing powerfully in the face of his disability, and through his ...

Shrapnel

Shrapnel

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Yousef is a 20 year old photo-journalist from Gaza. As he is documenting the return of many to the ...

Moment

Moment

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A poetic documentary about sexual harassment and the emotional scarring it causes to all those who ...

I Signed the Petition

I Signed the Petition

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A Palestinian man signs an online petition supporting the cultural boycott of Israel, immediately a...

Carroom

Carroom

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film takes place in the streets and alleys of Taiz city. An area which has been subjected to ar...

The last Resort

The last Resort

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film revolves around the difficulties that citizens face due the closure of the Sanaa Internati...

The Olden Heralds

The Olden Heralds

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

At almost 90 years old, Tatá and Esperanza witness the election of the first Cuban president and f...

When We're Born

When We're Born

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

The film interweaves the hopes and dreams of three characters in Egypt: a son who yearns to pursue ...

Indigo

Indigo

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Indigo is the color given by a villages psychic to children endowed with clairvoyance. Nora, a 13-y...

The Healer

The Healer

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Abdou, a 16-year old teenager, living on the outskirts of a phosphate mining town called Khouribga....

Between Two Seas

Between Two Seas

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A family from a rural area in Egypt is torn apart after a tragic accident. A mother's search for re...

 Am I a Human?!

Am I a Human?!

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Michelle, an intellectual and writer who. Due to his ideology, in 1980’s Syria , he was arres...

 Abdullah and Laila

Abdullah and Laila

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Haunted by memories of his childhood in Baghdad, Abdullah suffers from dementia and struggles to co...

Night Shift

Night Shift

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

It’s the Night Shift. One man has to watch over the factory. What secrets will the night brin...

Snail

Snail

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A Smuggler who only smuggles males, clandestinely attempts to smuggle three boys across the Iranian...

The Helmet

The Helmet

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Osama is an emerging Yemeni inventor.  He witnessed his dreams fade away, as episodes of gunfi...

Cabled

Cabled

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Before his retirement, a cable car conductor decides to conclude his incomplete life journey in one...

O+

O+

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Joseph’s brother is an actor and a star, Joseph’s jealousy pushes him to seek attention...

Below Sea Level

Below Sea Level

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film is about a person’s relationship with a heavy burden that takes on so many forms, th...

Shilin

Shilin

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

The film focuses on street children and exposes the phenomenon of begging. The child is torn betwee...

Inclusion at School

Inclusion at School

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A teenage girl suffers from difficult relationships at home and school, she feels alienated and rej...

Nada

Nada

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

It is a story which examines the complexities of love between a deaf ballerina and her blind pianis...

Barzakh

Barzakh

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Ali submits his papers, in what seems to be, a visa office for a foreign land. After vigorous inter...

Where You Can’t Reach

Where You Can’t Reach

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The selfishness of the relatives comes to light when María is diagnosed with Alzheimer's, he...

Athyo

Athyo

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Marine is worried about her grandfather,  and she feels forced to follow him as he participate...

Dreams At The Age of Nine

Dreams At The Age of Nine

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film revolves around two Yemeni children explaining, in their small concepts, what the future s...

Land Mined

Land Mined

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

In a Yemeni war-zone, Omar smuggles water under the shadows of bullets and through networks of land...

Adam

Adam

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Adam is trying to convince his friend that his father is not a liar.Mohammed Al-Muradi | Syria | Fi...

This Side, The Other Side

This Side, The Other Side

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film revolves around the idea of borders and the outstanding ability of children to form friend...

My Little Goat

My Little Goat

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The mother goat rescues her little goats from the wolf's belly. But, she can't find Toruku, her eld...

Ian, A Moving Story

Ian, A Moving Story

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Ian was born with cerebral palsy. Like all kids, he wants to have friends but discrimination and bu...

Bubbles

Bubbles

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

A puppet grows frustrated with her puppeteer’s bad habits. Rachel Fitzgerald | Ireland ...

Banban

Banban

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The film sheds light on the struggle of alienation, daily harassment and rejection that some Sudane...

45 Minutes — Palestinian Stories

45 Minutes — Palestinian Stories

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

Thousands of Palestinian families must travel long and exhausting hours to meet their loved ones wh...

32-Rbit

32-Rbit

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

My grandmother was convinced that the only animal that made the same mistake twice is the human bei...

Gray Body

Gray Body

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

The doctor is calmly treating his patient. On the other side of the door, in the waiting area, psyc...

Mr Purple

Mr Purple

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

There is a struggle between two different forces to attract the protagonist of the film to follow t...

R.A.S.

R.A.S.

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

For months now, a group of five young soldiers have been stuck and bored on a mission in the middle...

The Burden

The Burden

Royal Cultural Center - Round Theatre

An animated animal musical, enacted in a modern marketplace، next to a large freeway. The employees...

Must Meet Meeting

Must Meet Meeting

Fahrelnissa Exhibition hall

A meeting of global, regional and local actors in the film industry, ranging from festival director...

No Means No!

No Means No!

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

Gender Based Violence films supported by International Media Support Gender-based violence is one ...

Master Class

Master Class

SAE Institute

Under the title "Low budget film - From Idea to Screen", Karama guests Hala Galal and Sherif Mandou...

Karama Children

Karama Children

Haya Cultural Center - Amman & Rusaifeh

In order to reach an even broader audience comprised of different generations, this year’s ou...

Empty Chair Tribute

Empty Chair Tribute

Royal Cultural Center - Main Theatre

A Generation is a collection of faces and bodies, intersecting at the crossroads of time and space....

Festival Schedule

Festival Schedule

Royal Cultural Center

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