As I Want - ©Samaher Al Qadi

AS I WANT

Directed by: Samaher AL QADI

Produced by: Karim EL HAKIM (Prophecy Films) - Egypt; Co-Produced by: Sami SAID (Idioms Films) - Palestine

Country of production: Egypt, Palestine

Running time: 75’

Completed in: September 2018

 

Synopsis

After the brutal gang rape of Samaher’s best friend, and waves of attacks against women, a rebellion of women ignites on the streets of Cairo and the Woman’s Rights Movement of Egypt is born anew. Samaher enters the fray, her camera her weapon, but her journey is not only a view to the outside, it is an intimate documentation of her own inner awakening that confronts the painful childhood traumas that shaped her.

Contact: Karim EL HAKIM - karim@prophecyfilms.net / kafilm@gmail.com

The Devil's Driver - ©Mohammed Abugeth, Daniel Carsenty

THE DEVIL’S DRIVERS

Directed by: Mohammed ABUGETH, Daniel CARSENTY

Produced by: Mohammed ABUGETH & Daniel CARSENTY

Country of production: Palestine, Germany, France

Running time: 90’

Completed in: November 2018

 

Synopsis

Chased by the army, two Beduin smuggle Palestinian workers through the Negev desert. A portrait filmed over five years about men living on the edge in one the most fragile regions of the world.

Contact: Daniel CARSENTY - films@danielcarsenty.com

Displaced In Heaven - ©Khaled Jarrar

DISPLACED IN HEAVEN

Directed by: Khaled JARRAR

Produced by: Khaled JARRAR (Jenin Films), Thomas KASKE (Kaske Film)

Country of production: Palestine, Germany, Qatar

Running time: 80’

Completed in: February 2019

 

Synopsis

By following a family through the Balkan route, a Palestinian director plunges into the horror of exile in a desperate need to recover his lost memories. A journey between two times and two displacements.

Contact: Thomas KASKE - info@kaskefilm.de

Lyd In Exile - ©Sarah Friedland & Rami Younis

LYD IN EXILE

Directed by: Sarah FRIEDLAND & Rami YOUNIS

Produced by: Rami YOUNIS & Fivel ROTHBERG (Perinspire LLC)

Country of production: Palestine, USA

Running time: 90’

Completed in: September 2019

 

Synopsis

A vivid portrait of a city splintered by war, weaving together multiple voices from the past, present and future. Palestinian elders remember their expulsion, Zionist soldiers return to the scene of the massacre they committed, Jewish settlers re-shape the city in their own image and a young educator fights to preserve Palestinian cultural identity.

Contact: Sarah FRIEDLAND - lydinexile@gmail.com