Meet filmmaking giants & Screen 6 new Ammani short films - Friday July 4, 2003
- Friday Fourth of July is Amman's Independent Filmmakers Day
1) Screening of Six New Short Films.
2) Coffee with Arab Filmmaking Giants.
Friday July 1, 2003.
Books @ Cafe
Jabal Amman, 1st Circle, Rainbow St.
EVENT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. NO CONFIRMATION IS NEEDED.
1) 5:30pm-7:00pm - AMMAN'S NEW SHORT FILMS BLOWOUT
Enjoy the screening six new short films, by Ammani filmmakers, not
seen in public yet. Filmmakers Amr Toukhy, Dalia Alkury, Ghassan
Salti, Derar Qabbani, and others will be at Books @ Café to
comment on their filmmaking experiences and take questions.
2) 700pm-8:30pm - COFFEE WITH ARAB FILMMAKING GIANTS
Talk film with two icons of the Arab film and television industry.
Director Mohammad Azizieh and movie star Mohammad Qabbani will join
us to discuss current projects and comment on the future of cinema in
the Arab world.
Azizieh will discuss technical issues such as tips and techniques of
filming on location, breaking down the film script into camera shots,
continuity issues, and other directorial techniques.
NOTE: Director Azizieh hosted a group of Cooperative filmmakers and
film fans last Saturday during the filming of one of the "Al-Hajjaj"
episodes at King Talal dam. He has also offered to open up the
editing studios for our students to see first-hand the editing
process of the "Al-Hajjaj." We will keep you posted.
For a very brief filmography for Azizieh and Qabbani visit links
The list of films in the filmographies above represents a small
portion of accomplishments for Qabbani and Azizieh.
For event inquiries contact Hazim Bitar.
Phone: 079-5828437 / Email: AmmanFilmmakers@...
Content of event may change without notice. The coordinator of the
event has the right to refuse participation to anyone. The rules and
regulations of the host establishment, Books @ Café, must be
respected at all times. The management of the establishment has the
right to remove any person from the premises.
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