Arnoos (2021)


Short Films Competition, Jordan, Arabic - 17 min


About the Film

During a normal day at a shopping square in Amman, Sami, a 15 year old spoiled naive kid, and the street-smart hustler Mahmoud, a 15 year old corn seller, are ready to execute their plan to steal an unexpected gift that will impress Sami’s girlfriend, unbeknownst to them  what unexpected twists and turns are about to come their way.

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Samer Battikhi

Samer Battikhi is a Jordanian director. He began his career as an assistant director, working with several veteran local and international filmmakers. He has directed, written, and produced several short films in between student projects and independent films. The last short film Arnoos was produced by PanEast Media with the support of the Jordanian Film Fund. He is currently working on his first TV show with a working title Beginner’s Luck, and his first feature film titled Men Mal Allah, which received the development fund from the Jordanian Film Fund.


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