9 films take part in the next issue of Arabian Film Festival Rotterdam June 15-19, with 7 films distributed by the company: Majnoun Farah, directed by Leila Bouzid, Al Hara, directed by Basil Ghandour, andDaughters of Abdul Rahman Directed by Zaid Abu Hamdan, Kalashi Mako by Maysoon Pachachi, Between the Waves by Al-Hadi Awlad Muhannad, The Neighbors by Manu Khalil, and the six short films by Susana Mirghani.
Two films are also present.anotherDirected by Mohamed Shaker Khudair and starring Ahmed Helmy.outside the curriculumDirected by Amr Salama and star Majed El-Kadwany.
The film revolves around an employee who works as a social worker in the prison service. After an interview with old colleagues, he discovers his failure and loss of passion in life, so he turns to an invention that restores his passion, but things go awry unexpectedly.
The film stars Ahmed Helmy, Ruby, Ahmed Malik, Mahmoud Hafez, Amr Abdel Galil, Nasreen Amin, Nour Ehab and others, written by Haitham Dabour, directed by Mohamed Shaker Khudair, and produced by Synergy.
Show time: Sunday 19 June at 20:15 Rotterdam time (GMT +2).
Film about the curriculum:
Noor, a 13-year-old orphan, tries to gain the respect of his colleagues by entering an abandoned house in front of the school. The children are afraid to pass, only to discover that the one led by an old man inhabited there dwelt, hiding from the world. A friendship and educational relationship develops between the boy and the old man, leading them to a journey of self-discovery.
The film stars Majid El-Kadwany and child Omar Sharif, in partnership with the guests of honor, star Ruby, Asmaa Abu El-Yazid, Ahmed Khaled Saleh and Donia Maher. It’s a story, directed by Amr Salama, a screenplay and dialogue by Khaled Diab and Amr Salama.
Performance time: Sunday 19 June at 11:15 am.
Crazy Farah movie:
The film tells the story of Ahmed, a young Frenchman of Algerian origin, aged 18, who lives in the suburbs of Paris. At university, Farah meets a lively young Tunisian who has just arrived in Paris. While discovering a collection of Arabic erotic poetry that he never thought existed, Ahmed falls in love with Farah and, despite his infatuation with her, tries to resist his emotions.
Majnoun Farah was written and directed by Leila Bouzid, starring Sami Awtalbali, Zubeida Belhaj Omar, Samir Hakim, Diong Kiba Tako and Aurelia Betty, and MAD Solutions spread throughout the Arab world.
Showtimes: Thursday 16 June at 21:45, Sunday 19 June at 16:45
The events of the film take place in a neighborhood controlled by gossip and violence in East Amman, where a deceitful young man does the impossible to be with his girlfriend, but her mother stands in the way of their story to complete.It happens, but things do not go as planned.
The movie Al-Hara, written and directed by Basil Ghandour, starring Imad Azmy, Baraka Rahmani, Munther Rayhana, Maysa Abdel Hadi, Nadera Omran and Nadim Rimawi.
Showtimes: Sunday 19 June at 16:45
Abdel Rahman’s Daughters Movie:
Abdul Rahman’s daughters are four different sisters who, after years of isolation, are forced to return to the family home to solve the mystery of their father’s sudden disappearance. But the secret search reveals to them new secrets, and more question marks.
The film was written and directed by Zaid Abu Hamdan, starring Saba Mubarak, Farah Bseisu, Hanan Al-Helou, Maryam Al-Basha, Khaled Al-Tarifi and Muhammad Al-Jizawi.
Showtimes: Saturday 18 June at 20:45, Sunday 19 June at 13:15
Kalashi Mako movie:
The events of the film take place against the backdrop of sectarian violence in the last week of 2006, between Christmas and Eid al-Adha. It tells the stories of the residents of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, as they try to lead their daily lives despite episodes of severe and unexpected violence that expose them to danger. At the heart of the events, the film tells the story of Sarah, a writer and a single mother, who lost her desire to write as a result of the violence. Shortly before the new year begins, in the wake of sudden events, Sarah and her neighbors enter an uncertain future as they try to create a faint sense of hope.
Kalashi Mako directed by Maysoon Al-Bachachi, co-written by Dr. Erada Al-Jubouri, and with Darina Al-Jundi (as Sarah), Bassem Hajjar, Maryam Abbas, the famous Iraqi actor Mahmoud Abu Al-Abbas, Zaidoun Salman Khalaf, Sami Al-Ali, Ahmed Hashemi, Lubwa Arab, and Ali Al-Karim MAD Solutions distribute the film in the Arab world.
Showtimes: Friday, June 17 at 2:15 p.m.
Film Between the Waves:
The film takes place during the mid-nineties, in a small town in the north of Morocco, where Fouad, the only employee in the post office, suffers from a neurological disease that turns his life and the lives of his family on its head. When Fouad is about to die, the family members gather around each other. Over time, more and more wounds appear, but the desire to live remains stronger.
A movie between the waves, written and directed by Al Hadi Awlad Muhannad, and starring Samir Al Qasmi, Lubna Azabal, Mr. Alami and Jalal Qariwa in the lead roles.
Showtimes: Saturday 18 June at 18:45
The film takes place in the early eighties of the last century, during the reign of Hafez al-Assad in a small town on the Syrian-Turkish border, where Siro, a Kurdish child, has to face a radical change that challenges his small world. in his school upside down due to absurd nationalism. The movie “The Neighbors”, directed and written by Mano Khalil, with Sarhad Khalil, Jalal Al-Taweel, Jihad Abdo and Samer Al-Masry in the lead roles.
Performance time: Sunday 19 June at 14:00
The film tells the story of Nafisa, a 15-year-old Sudanese girl who lives in a village known for growing cotton. Her heart loves a young man named Babiker; But her family arranged for her to marry the young Nader, a businessman living abroad. Her grandmother, who is the commander of the town, also made special plans for a precious life. Will this girl be able to choose for herself the next path of her life?
The film was written and directed by Susana Mirghani, co-produced by Iman Mirghani, and starred alongside Mohad Mortada, Rabha Muhammad, Muhammad Magdy, Al-Sir Mahjoub and Haram Bashir.
Show Date: Saturday, June 18 at 12:15 p.m.