Jordanian Film Wins Gold in Sweden

A frame from the film The Parrot. (Facebook / The Parrot)

A frame from the film The Parrot. (Facebook / The Parrot)

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 The Jordanian short film ‘The Parrot’ won the Jury Award at the 7th Malmö Arab Film Festival in Sweden, according to a statement from the film distributor on Wednesday.

The film tells the story of a Mizrahi Jewish family, who emigrated from Morocco, trying to settle into their new life in Haifa, Palestine, in 1948, distributor MAD Solutions said in the statement.

Directed by Darin J. Sallam and Amjad Al Rasheed, “The Parrot” stars Hend Sabry, Ashraf Barhoum, Yasmine Ben Amara, Eyad Hourani, Firas Taybeh, Lara Sawalha and Ahmad Al Madani, and was written by Amjad Al Rasheed, Darin J. Sallam, and Rifqi Assaf.

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