Tales of the Silk Road | Chapter 4: Jordan

Bagri Foundation and Shorts On Tap present Tales of the Silk Road – Chapter 4: Jordan on Wednesday, 11 March at Rich Mix (Main Space), London from 7pm.

Join Bagri Foundation and Shorts On Tap on a visually compelling exploration of Jordan and Jordanian culture with short films from and about the region, Tales of the Silk Road is a new cross-art series of events which started in Autumn 2018 and continues into 2020. Presented across multiple venues in London, the events will focus not only on the short films and documentaries of a specific Middle Eastern country, but also on its culture, art and traditions. The countries featured in the series are Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. The fourth Chapter of the series is an extraordinary programme of works exploring, depicting, deciphering Jordan.

SHORT FILM PROGRAMME (alphabetical order):

  • AYNY by Ahmad Saleh
  • EMPOWERED WOMEN by Nils Toftenow
  • FIVE BOYS AND A WHEEL by Said Zagha
  • GIVE UP THE GHOST by Zain Duraie
  • MISSING by Tariq Rimawi
  • RUPTURE by Yassmina Karajah
  • THERE by Jaafar Atwa

The event will be hosted by presenter, writer and producer Nasri Atallah with spoken word from Jordan and the Arab region by Amir Darwish and Farrah Akbik.

The screenings will be followed by a discussion with attending participants.

Event curated by Bagri Foundation & Shorts On Tap.

View the trailer below:

Date

Mar 11 2020

Time

7:00 pm

Location

Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

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