The official film competition

A programme of fourteen first and second features presented as world or MENA premieres, the
Festival’s Film Competition is dedicated to the discovery of filmmakers from around the world.

The Taste of Apples Is Red (Ta’am al-tufah, ahmar)

Ehab Tarabieh

Israel, Germany


Makbul Mubarak

Indonesia, France, Singapore, Poland, The Philippines, Germany, Qatar

The Blue Caftan (Azraq al-qaftan)

Maryam Touzani

France, Morocco, Belgium, Denmark

A Tale of Shemroon (Chevalier noir)

Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi

France, Germany, Iran, Italy