Entries by Sawsan Darwaza

 Window on Karama Yemen – Berlin

Madar Forum held in cooperation with Yemen Will Triumph organization (YWT) the window on Karama Yemen Screening, which took place at Cinema Babylon in Berlin, on the 29th of June 2019. The Festival under the motto “To the Light” came to promote human rights values, stressing that raising awareness and introducing youth to their rights […]

Human Rights Films Week in Morocco

ARMCDH, Association de Rencontres Méditerranéenne de Cinema et de Droits de l’Homme, held in partnership with ANHAR, the Arab Network for Human Rights Film Festivals, and Karama Human Rights Film Festival Jordan, a week-long screening program featuring Human Rights films produced or directed in the MENA Region. The screenings took place during the period from […]

Karama Beirut Human rights Film Festival 2019 – Talk to Her

961 Art Factory held the 4th edition of Karama Beirut Human Rights Film Festival (KBHRFF) under the theme “Talk to Her”, from 1-7 July 2019. The festival came in partnership with Ma3mal 612 Think Factory, Karama Human Rights Film Festival-Jordan, and in cooperation with the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) – Lebanon, and with the […]

As part of the 21st edition of the One World Film Festival in Czech Republic: Karama Human Rights Film Festival participates in the International Human Rights Film Network (HRFN) meetings.

Prague, Czech Republic – 17.03.19- Ma3mal 612 Think Factory’s team participated earlier this week in the One World Human Rights Film Festival, which took place in its 21st edition in Prague, in Czech Republic. Ma3mal’s team -representing both Karama Human Rights Film Festival, which will be held in its 10th edition in December 2019, and ANHAR: […]

The Guest – Aleppo to Istanbul

The film follows the journey of Lena and Meryem, who fled the war in Syria. Lena is a ten-year-old girl who has lost her family in the war. She finds herself forced to make her way to Turkey with her baby sister and their neighbor Meryem, along with other refugees. What Lena really wants is […]


Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find a public pool in their new city on a hot summer’s day. Introducing a cast of first time actors and war survivors who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative. Yassmina Karajah| Jordan, Canada| Fiction| 2017| […]


Having fled the war in Syria, Fatimah’s life in a refugee camp in Jordan is run by a patriarchal system. To maintain some peace in the tent city, she succumbs to obeying orders from males, avoiding confrontation. Fatimah talks bravely of the lack of privacy, and the constant judgement and shaming from the men around. […]


Docu-drama of everyday Yemenis. As they talk about their daily lives, they reflect on what it is to be Yemeni, what matters, what they strive for, and how the ongoing war impacts their social relationships. How life changed, unity has been broken, they face obstacles and bumps, find their resilience, and make choices on the long […]