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Arab Film Festival 2014

Shorts Program 2

Shorts Program 2

Artists' Television Access
October 15, 2014 9:00 pm


In This Program

  1. Central Market

    Saleh Nass / Narrative / Bahrain / 2014 / 11 mins
    A boy works his afternoons at the local fruit and vegetable market carrying groceries & delivering produce. He’s always searching for a quick buck to be made. An opportunity arises to make some ‘serious cash’ by trying to milk a small goat at a nearby pen.

  2. Journey of a Freedom Fighter

    Mohammed Moawia / Documentary / Palestine / 2014 / 30 mins
    Rabea Turkman goes on a journey from armed resistance fighter to cultural resistance fighter. He joined the armed resistance during the Second Palestinian Intifada, and then at the recommendation of a fellow fighter, decides to join the Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp.

  3. Siham

    Cyril Aris / Narrative / Lebanon / 2013 / 13 mins
    A Lebanese couple are expecting a baby and told that their future daughter was diagnosed with Down syndrome. The wife resorts to her religion, finding the strength to accept whatever God sends her, while the husband pushes to get an abortion.

  4. Growing Home

    Faisal Attrache / Documentary / Jordan, USA / 2014 / 14 mins
    Amid Syria's refugee crisis that has displaced nine million people, a Syrian barber struggles to maintain normality in the Zaatari Refugee Camp.

  5. Rest in Peace

    Dina Abd Elsalam / Narrative / Egypt / 2013 / 15 mins
    Two elderly sisters find it difficult to sleep after one of them just lost her husband. On a night of mourning and loss, Quranic recital, prayers, and rosary beads are commonplace, but the night is suffocating and things eventually take an unexpected turn.

  6. 3 Candles

    Ahmed Fouad Ismail / Narrative / Egypt / 2013 / 13 mins
    A night of 3 struggling poor brothers, living at isolated area, how can the big brother crossing the obstacles and achieve his goal through innovation, a little invention changes a lot.

  7. Mariam’s Chance

    Hanadi Elyan / Narrative / Jordan / 2013 / 15 mins
    Sana is a single woman living on her own, afraid of taking chances.

Dates & Times

Shorts Program 2

Artists' Television Access
October 15, 2014 9:00 pm