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Theeb Takes Part at Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya with the Attendance of Naji Abu Nowar

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Only Two Days ahead of its Theatrical Release across the Arab World

Theeb Takes Part at Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya with the Attendance of Naji Abu Nowar


Only two days ahead of its theatrical release across the Arab world and following its thriving marches at several international film festivals, the Jordanian feature film Theeb takes part at the 8th Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya. Theeb will screen on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, with the attendance of its director, the UK-born Naji Abu Nowar.

Previously, MAD Solutions announced that the film will hit theatres across the Arab world on March 19th, 2015, in the following countries; Lebanon, UAE and Jordan. On March 26th, MAD Solutions will expand for a wider cinematic release of the film across further countries.

Set in the Arabian Desert of 1916, the film follows Theeb, a young Bedouin boy and his elder brother Hussein, as they leave the safety of their tribe to venture on a treacherous journey at the dawn of the Great Arab Revolt. If Theeb is to survive, he must quickly learn about adulthood, trust and betrayal.

Its director having been named, 'The Arab Filmmaker of the Year' by Variety Magazine, Theeb has been the juries and audiences' favourite in festivals from around the world. The film is the first Jordanian feature to receive the Orizzonti Award for Best Director at Venice Film Festival. It has also received a Special Mention at BFI London Film Festival, which was followed by the New Horizons' Best Film from the Arab World Award and the FIPRESCI Award for Best Narrative Film at Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

Theeb also received a Certificate of Appreciation within Prospects of Arab Cinema
section at Cairo International Film Festival and Best Directorial Debut Award
at the Directors' Debuts Competition within the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (CAMERIMAGE) in Poland.

Screening Time of Theeb at Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya:
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, at 09:00 pm (GMT+2) at Metropolis-Empire Sofil, Achrafieh in Beirut.