Karama Festival, Yemen

The 3rd edition of Karama Yemen will be held from 9th till 22d of March 2022. During these 14 days of the festival, online screenings will be online in three cities: Aden, Hadhramaut, and Taiz. The theme is “Reclaiming Narratives” and 20 films were selected from 14 countries including 6 Yemen Films that carry a common theme, as we live in times of uncertainty and hardships the journey of “Reclaiming Narratives” is a state of mind that many aims to embark on and take charge of claiming back their rights.

Six seminar discussions will be organized online and in person in addition to three master classes tackling the following topics:

  • Film Festival Distribution for First-time filmmakers by Giona Nazzaro “Artistic Director of the Locarno Film Festival”
  • First-Time Film Producers by May Odeh “Director and Producer”.
  • The art and techniques of film cutting by Yorgos Lamprinos “French-American film editor. Nominated for an Academy Award”.

The festival will award four prizes for best film of categories: Documentary film, Short film, Yemeni film, and Audience award Karama-Yemen.