Takbir

After two ISIS attacks eerily resemble passages from his latest book, a TV writer finds himself under thin ice when he realizes that the new TV show he’s been approached to develop by a mysterious Turkish production company might be used as a blueprint for the terrorist group’s new attack.

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Awards

SITGES FILM FESTIVAL 2022
SITGES
October 12, 2022
ESTRENO EN ESPAÑA
SELECCIÓN OFICIAL COMPETITIVA

FILMETS, BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL 2022
BADALONA
October 21, 2022
Selección Oficial Competitiva

PREMIOS LORCA 2022, GRANADA
GRANADA
November 18, 2022
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL 2022
GIRONA
November 12, 2022
BEST SHORT

ASTI FILM FESTIVAL 2022
ASTI
December 3, 2022
Estreno Italia
BEST DIRECTOR

FESTIVAL DE CINE IBEROAMERICANO DE HUELVA 2022
HUELVA
November 11, 2022
Selección oficial

FICMEC, FESTIVAL DE CINE DE NADOR 2022
NADOR
December 15, 2022
ESTRENO MARRUECOS
BEST SHORT

TOKYO FILM FESTIVAL 2022
TOKYO
December 4, 2022
BEST FIRST TIME FILMAKER

EUROPEAN CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARDS 2022
AMSTERDAM
November 26, 2022
BEST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM

INDIE SHORT FEST 2022
LOS ANGELES
December 24, 2022
BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE OF SEASON (SPECIAL AWARD JURY), BEST TRHILLER SHORT, BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR, BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY, BEST ENSEMBLE CAST, BEST PRODUCER

CANNES SHORT 2022
CANNES
November 30, 2022
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

MONZA FILM FESTIVAL 2022
MONZA
December 30, 2022
HONORABLE MENTION

WORLD CINE FEST 2023
OPORTO
Portugal
January 10, 2023
BEST SHORT FILM

PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL 2023
VANCOUVER
January 14, 2023
ESTRENO CANADA
BEST SHORT

MAJORCA ATLANTEANS 2023
MALLORCA
January 14, 2023
BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR, BEST AUTHOR

CENTRAL MICHIGAN FILM FESTIVAL 2023
United States
February 19, 2023
Best International Short Film

 

Takbir (2022)

Short (15mins) Narrative Thriller

Region:

Spain

Language:

English, French, Italian, Spanish

Rating:

No Rating

Producer(s):

Jordi Calvet

Director(s):

Jordi Calvet

Writer(s):

Jordi Calvet

Showtimes:

Sat 23 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09


Jordi Calvet

Jordi Calvet

Jordi Calvet makes his writing and directing debut with “Takbir”. The short film amassed considerable interest from the media before starting production and several production companies have already commissioned the feature script. The director—a private banker by trait who has been working with the film industry for years by granting tax incentives to indie productions—is mostly known as a fiction writer having published three novels: “La Espada de Alá”, “Tras los Pasos de Jack” y “Jaque al Rey”; the first of which had an impactful journey in several countries. As an executive producer, he has participated he upcoming short film from director Ney Loya, “Los Veranos de tu Invierno.”

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