A calling from the desert to the sea

4.8 (Imdb)

16min | Short Fiction | JO / DE | Shaghab Films, Film Akademie Baden Württemberg Logline: To avert a predetermined fate, twelve-year-old Yasmin and her older sister Ahlam escape beyond the boundaries set by their father, defying an enemy that lies within in order to reach a mythical sea. Format: 4K / Color ( 25 […]


90min | documentary | JO / DE | Shaghab Films, Tondowski Films | in post-production A clique of Arab, Kurdish and Roma teenage girls navigate their way into womanhood in the German province. Seeking ways to overcome disguised discrimination and familial pressures, the girls stage their conflicts and wildest dreams in front of the camera. […]


4.6 (Imdb)

10min | animated documentary | JO / FR | Shaghab Films, Piano Sano Films | in production At an overcrowded airport, Ahlam, a 14-year old runaway mother, fights the lurking shadows that attempt to steal the only dream that will set her free. funded by: Doha Film Institute, Jordan Film Fund, CNC

About us

Shaghab Films is a young production company with a critical viewpoint. We portray authentic and complex female stories and believe it’s time to tell our narratives deliberately. 

Based in Amman-Jordan and founded by Rand Beiruty and Jude Kawwa, Shaghab Films are always on the look-out for talents with a strong artistic vision and social commentary. Our focus is on international co-productions. Beyond film productions, we are also invested in initiating and implementing capacity building incubators and training.

Currently, under our slate in post-production, Rand Beiruty’s debut feature documentary “Tell Them About Us” and “Shadows” a short animated documentary as well as Murad Abu Eisheh’s “A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea” short fiction which celebrated its world premiere at the Cairo International Film Festival in 2022.

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