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The battle of Jerash

director, producer and ep // Carlos Cabrera || editor and producer // Mohamed El Manasterly

 

"We're in a race against time."

Set on the grounds of a preserved hippodrome, a group of legionnaires, gladiators and charioteers try to hang on to Jordan's ancient past. But as tourism continues to decline in the Middle East, the performers are faced with the harsh reality that each show may be their last. The documentary short The Battle of Jerash takes you for a bizarre ride in a place you never thought would feel the effects of its tumultuous region.

 

Next Screening

Brooklyn, New York on April 12 @ 7:30PM (FREE!)

 

Get in touch

Have a question about the film, want to host a screening or talk distribution? Reach out to carlos@thebattleofjerash.com. We'd love to hear from you!