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THE ALLEYS

2021 | 118’ | Feature Fiction | 12 July - 13 July

Gossip and violence run rampant deep in the labyrinthine alleys of East Amman. Ali, a hustler pretending to be a businessman, has to keep his relationship with Lana a secret in order to hide from society’s judgemental eye. Things start to fall apart when Lana’s mother, Aseel, is blackmailed by an unknown voyeur who has filmed the young couple.

The Alleys premiered in the UK at London Film Festival 2021 where it was in competition for the Best First Feature Award. 

DIRECTOR:
Bassel Ghandour

COUNTRY:
JORDAN/EGYPT/SAUDI ARABIA/QATAR

LANGUAGE:
Arabic with English Subtitles

SCREENINGS

HULL – Hull Independent Cinema
12 JUL + Q&A  19:30

LONDON – CINE LUMIERE
13 JUL  + Q&A 20:15

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