Arab Mediterranean Film Festival to Open in Jordan
The Seventh Arab Mediterranean Film Festival will begin on Monday at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman and feature several Arab films, according to the Jordan Times.
The festival, which will run until April 24, is organized by the Royal Society of Fine Arts (RSFA) in cooperation with the Mediterranean Academy at Naboli and the European Union.
The festival will feature 21 films ranging from short to full-length features. Some films will be in French with Arabic subtitles.
Addressing journalists, Rasmi Hamzeh, director of the center, said the festival is an opportunity for Europeans to be exposed to Arab culture.
"Guests from different European and Arab countries were invited in addition to Arab satellite stations as well as the BBC and Monte Carlo radio station," said Hamzeh.
Seven Arab countries will participate: Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Jordan. France will participate as a producer of Arabic films – Albawaba.com