Three Films Distributed by MAD Solutions to Screen at Darb 1718 in August

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Published August 1st, 2018 - 06:12 GMT
Only Men Go to the Grave by Abdulla Al Kaabi
Only Men Go to the Grave by Abdulla Al Kaabi

Under their partnership agreement, Darb 1718 center is going to hold screenings of three films distributed by MAD Solutions within its August programme. After its successful screening of the Jordanian Oscar-nominated film Theeb, the center will continue to hold screenings of films distributed by the company

Darb 1718 is going to screen the films: Only Men Go to the Grave by Abdulla Al Kaabi, Kiss Me Not byAhmed Amer and the documentary Gaza Surf Club by Philip Gnadt and Mickey Yamine, on Sunday, August 5, 12 and 26 at 08:30 PM at the center's headquarters. For more information, please visit the center's Facebook page

Darb 1718 contemporary art and culture center is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 to host different art mediums and cultural events. The center provides workshops, programs and initiatives to educate and mentor emerging artists and offers them a space to exhibit their work alongside established artists. Darb 1718 is an art center and gathering point for all art events in Egypt.

About Only Men Go to the Grave:

After the Iraq-Iran war ended in 1988, a blind mother welcomes her estranged daughters to tell them a secret. Unfortunately, she accidentally dies while sharing it. During the funeral, the daughters try to deal with their mother's sudden death and also work together to unveil her secret by looking for clues from visitors. Throughout the funeral, their own lives continue to unravel, giving room for buried family tensions to gradually surface, while struggling to deal with their own secrets and deep-rooted guilt. The arrival of an unfamiliar guest rocks the entire foundation of their family. How do they deal with the aftermath?

Only Men Go to the Grave stars Saleema Yaqoub, Heba Sabah and Abdelreza Nasari. The film is written and directed by Abdulla Al Kaabi marking his debut feature film. MAD Solutions distributes the film in the Arab world.

Background Information

Mada Telecom

Mada Telecom, part of Mada Communications group, is a leading telecommunication service provider in the Middle East.

Its story began in 2007, when XOL Jordan merged with Mada Communications group and became a new entity working under the name and identity of Mada Jordan. Mada Jordan is now part of Mada Communications group which has operators in Jordan, Lebanon, and Kuwait. Mada Communications groups' future plans are to expand their business into the Middle East & North Africa.

Mada is the leading provider of converged telecom solutions. Incorporated in 2007 as a joint venture between Mada Communications Group and Zain-Jordan, Mada offers its clients an extensive lineup of advanced communication solutions utilizing the latest technologies in the field, including wireless broadband access, fiber optics solutions, multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) and virtual private LAN service (VPLS), and data center and hosting solutions.

Being connected with people whenever and wherever they are in today's fast-paced world, is what had inspired Mada Jordan to deliver next generation networking communications solutions, which include high quality wireless broadband access, internet communication services, Fiber Optics, and managed solutions that preserve a true competitive advantage and exceed customers' expectations.

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