Feature Documentary Competition

"17"


Director : Widad Shafakoj

Jordan
2017
73 min.
Arabic

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"17"

Jordan
2017
73 min.
Arabic


A documentary that follows the Jordanian under-17 women’s football team as they prepare for the FIFA under-17 2016 Women’s World Cup in Jordan.



Director: Widad Shafakoj
Producer: Muna Fityani
Director of Photography: Ali El-Saadi
Editor: Yahya Al Abdallah
Sound: Amer Dweik
Sound Designer: Wissam Tubeileh


Widad Shafakoj


Wedad Shafakoug is a Jordanian-Spanish filmmaker that started her career in film set design before being accepted in a scholarship from SAE in Jordan to study filmmaking.

Wedad directed ‘’Identity. 000” which is a short documentary that discusses the issue of orphans and the effects of the abuses they faced in the orphanage throughout their stay. This film had concrete effects on changing the Jordanian laws that concern orphans.

She also directed “Last Rider” another short documentary that follows the story of Syrian refugees that attempt to escape Zaatari’s refugee camp illegally.

Wedad continues to present controversial societal problems in her works and she finished working on her first feature documentary “If you meant to kill me” in 2014.

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