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The systemic impacts of films: a boy, Forrest Gump, & a global community

One filmmaker tries to see the word through different lenses, in the hopes of creating a better world.

The knowledge of being a cross-traveller

An Ethiopian refugee explains his story and the great life lessons from the hardships of a life traveler.

A journey towards patience: the cure for injustice?

A Nigerian living in Jordan aims to fight inequality and discrimination through the simple steps of communication and patience.

How to not give a s—: the ‘just cause’ effect of music

How’s it like being a Sudanese musician in Jordan? One man explains his journey and how sometimes just not giving a s**t works.

The road to unnecessary bullshit: a man’s global perspective

An African-American living in Jordan goes through his personal journey in discovering that everybody is pretty much all the same – just brought up in different situations.

The journey of a mobile bookshop

“All of us are – meaning, I conclude every human being on this earth – that does not like the way things are going and all of us aspire for change,”
One guy trying to make change from his love of books.

Art is our savior

Art is a form of expression, one that this regular oud player looks to spread through his music.

Is Jordan the next women’s Silicon Valley?

Could Jordan be the next big thing for women entrepreneurs? In a world where women make up most of the population, one entrepreneur and his development agency are trying to prove that there is nothing a woman can’t do.

Shades in Spades

“The colors of the vast, Segregating with pain and shame, The distressed hoped it wouldn’t last, Instead there’s change in the way to play the game.”

The power of alternative Arab music

“These types of music don’t give a shit about real music, they don’t give a shit about the lyrics, they just want to make money.”
How can music change society? And how does this one alternative music lover looks to make a difference for his region?

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