Kaab Aali (High Heels) has been declared the winner of the Jordanian Short Film Competition at the 15th Franco-Arab Film Festival that was held in Jordan from July 1-9.
The accolade was announced on the final day of the festival, after more than a week of screenings that included films produced in France, the Levant and North Africa.
The winning film was directed by Fadi Hadad, while the second place film, Rab Al Bait, was directed by Anas Belaawi.
Held at the King Hussein Cultural Centre in Ras Al Ain, the awards are hosted annually by the French Embassy in Jordan, in collaboration with the Kingdom’s Royal Film Commission and the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation.
The awards were presented by Denys Gaur, the French ambassador to Amman, the Jordanian Times reported.