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The Curve Contends at Seattle International Film Festival in USA

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Landing Its U.S. Premiere

The Curve Contends at Seattle International Film Festival in USA


Director and writer Rifqi Assaf's feature film The Curve is landing its U.S. premiere at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) in USA (19 May-12 June). The film will have two screenings within the festival.

SIFF's mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world through the art of cinema within a community that is more informed, aware, and alive.

The Curve had its world premiere at the Muhr Feature Competition within the 12th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). In addition, The Curve participated at the 5th Festival International de Cinéma et Mémoire Commune de Nador (International Festival of Common Memory Cinema in Nador) at the Films Long-métrages de Fiction en Competition (Long Feature Films Competition).

Written and directed by Rifqi Assaf, The Curve stars Palestinian star Ashraf Barhoum, Syrian actress Fatina Layla, Lebanese actor Mazen Moadam and Jordanian Ashraf Telfah. The Curve is about Radi, who leads a reclusive life in his own van, finds himself on a road trip with three strangers that alters his clockwork and very private lifestyle.

The film is a joint production between Jordanian Rula Nasser (The Imaginarium Films), Egyptian
Mohamed Hefzy (Film Clinic) and French XĂ©nia Maingo (Eaux Vives Productions). MAD Solutions is handling the film's distribution and marketing worldwide.

Screening Times of The Curve at the 42nd Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) (GMT7-)
Tuesday, June 7 at 08:30 pm
Thursday, June 9 at 03:30 pm