See below, the May program of the Shoman Cinema Club. Movie nights take place on Tuesday evening; starting at 7.00 PM. Movies are shown at Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, Amman, between 1st Circle and 2nd Circle next to Iraqi Embassy. All movies have English subtitles.
Is this maybe another ideas for IN nights out?
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3 May: Requiem from Java, Indonesian film Protected content
Arthouse films from Indonesia are uncommon enough, and Opera Jawa is unique among them. Inspired by 'The Abduction of Sita' from the ancient Indian and South East-Asian literary classic The Ramayana, OPERA JAWA is a unique musical tale of love, lust and tragedy. Setio and his wife Siti, own a pottery business in a small village ran by Ludiro, a powerful and ruthless businessman. Ludiro, who is in love with Siti, seizes his chance when the couple's business collapses. He abducts and tries to seduce Siti. The two men fight and inevitably jealousy spills over into violence and tragedy.
10 May, A Screaming Man, chad movie Protected content
Present-day Chad. Adam, sixty something, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N'Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he feels socially humiliated. The country is in the throes of a civil war. Rebel forces are attacking the government. The authorities demand that the population contribute to the "war effort", giving money or volunteers. Adam is penniless; he only has his son....
17 May, Illegal, Belgium movie( Protected content )
Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested. Mother and son are separated and Tania is placed in a detention center. She will do anything to be reunited with her son but won't manage to avoid threats of deportation.
24 may, Midwinter Night Dreams, Serrbia Protected content
Young girl and her mom are refugees and they come to Lazar's house while he's in prison. After 10 years he gets back to his hometown and finds them in his apartment. At first, they leave the place, but he brings them back and starts his new life with them. Their relationship evolves and he falls in love with her. At the same time he accepts young girl as his own kid. Both of them try their best to help her and make her life more joyful.
31 May wild Field, Russian film Protected content
A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia is made to treat several strange ailments with barely any medicine. The film deals with so many key aspects of human nature, ethics, isolation, loneliness, faith, and dependency.