European Film Festival
For the 24th consecutive year, the European Film Festival is organized in Amman, offering a selection of the finest European films from 14 countries in the European Union, as well as from Jordan. Transition is the theme of this year's festival, where Jordanian youth also will have a voice. 54 young Jordanian film makers in Zarqa, Irbid and Sahab will show us their vision of "Transitions" as captured on their mobile phones.
Dates: 30 September – 7 October 2012
Venues: Royal Film Commission and Rainbow Theatre, both at Jabal Amman (1st circle)
The Swedish contribution, "Simon and the Oaks", is screened at 9:00 pm on Friday 5 October, at the Royal Film Commission.
"Simon and the Oaks" is an epic story about Simon who travels to explore his roots - a journey that leads him to the mysteries of human life. Based on the bestselling novel by Marianne Fredriksson.
For more details, see www.eufilmfestivaljordan.com
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