European Film Festival kicks off in Jordan

September 13, 2021
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The European Film Festival (EUFF), funded by the European Union (EU) Delegation in Jordan and organised by EUNIC Jordan, returns for its 33rd edition in a virtual format between 12-22 September, in partnership with the Royal Film Commission (RFC) and Greater Amman Municipality.

The free-of-charge festival will be held at to allow more people to enjoy th 21 featured European award-winning and critically acclaimed productions, safely from the comfort of their homes, joined by friends and families. All screened films will be subtitled in English and Arabic to bring the Jordanian and European communities together, opening up a space for intercultural cooperation, exchange, dialogue and enhancement of our shared values.

The festival programme will also feature several workshops, masterclasses and Q&A’s hosted by the participating films’ actors and producers, in both virtual and physical forms to transfer their knowledge and experience in filmmaking to aspiring filmmakers in Jordan.

EUFF’s closing ceremony will see the announcement and screening of the winners of its two film competitions: the Short Film Competition and the Mobile Film Competition, which aim to support creativity and filmmaking in Jordan, where the former is geared towards professional film creators, while the latter targets amateurs.

For more information

Press release

EUFF Jordan – website and Facebook page

Countries covered:

  • Jordan