In an outdoor amphitheater, with a sweeping view of old downtown Amman and the Citadel, a large screen and a high quality sound system, The screenings showcase short, documentary and feature films directed by Jordanian, regional and international filmmakers.
Films are selected carefully and are screened in Amman on its premises – at the Film House - or at the Hussein Cultural Center or the Royal Cultural Center. All RFC-sponsored events are free of charge and give the audience the opportunity to get exposed to quality films that are not shown in commercial theaters or on television. During the screenings, film directors or film critics are sometimes present to discuss the pictures with the public, to debate and explain the stories and to give tips and insight on technical aspects related to film making.
Different embassies or cultural centers like the French, the Spanish and the Swiss, just to name a few.a Through those events, a multitude of films from different cultures and backgrounds are being shown to a wide audience in Jordan.
The project sponsors and organizes on a monthly basis screenings in the twelve governorates of the Kingdom. It thus promotes cinema culture and raises awareness in local communities about the importance of films and film making.
In regularly organizing film screenings, is to reach the widest possible audience so that Jordanians, in the capital as well as in the various cities and towns, can expand their cinematographic knowledge and meet different cultures from all over the world. The screenings allow filmmakers to view the works produced by other directors, and to see important quality films. Moreover, by developing and nurturing a local audience interested in cinema, the RFC builds the necessary base for a strong and sustainable Jordanian film industry.