WAJIB

ANNEMARIE JACIR

23 October 2018, 6 PM - 7:45 PM

Abu Shadi, 65, is a divorced father and a school teacher living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month, he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.

Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir has written, directed and produced over 16 films. Two of her films have premiered within the official selections at Cannes, one at Berlin and at Venice, Locarno, and Telluride. Her film credits include the critically acclaimed 'Salt of This Sea' (2008) and 'When I Saw You' (2012). Founder of Philistine Films, she teaches and collaborates regularly as an editor and screenwriter with fellow filmmakers.

2017 | 1h 36min


Language: Arabic with English Subtitles

Location: Auditorium, Second Floor

Free Entrance | Limited Seats

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