Engaging with the world
PALESTINE , Germany , Netherlands , Mexico
| 127 minutes | 2018
Sarah is an Israeli café owner; Saleem, a Palestinian deliveryman. Both are married. But the attraction is strong, and Saleem’s delivery van is soon the scene of their tryst. Impossible for an adulterous liaison between an Arab and a Jew not to get drawn into the political quagmire of a divided Jerusalem… For his sophomore feature, the Palestinian director reinvents the spy thriller with a tightly drawn screenplay that takes a compelling new twist, layering unseen and complex ramifications onto a tale as old as time.
Hubert Bals Fund Audience Award - Rotterdam Film FestivalBest Feature and Best Actress - Durban Film Festival
• A House in Jerusalem – Feature narrative (in Development)• The Reports on Sarah and Saleem – Feature narrative 2018 (Director, Producer)• Love, Theft and Other Entanglements - Feature narrative 2015 (Director, Writer, Producer, Director of Photography)• Private Sun – Short narrative 2012 (Producer, Director of Photography)• Sacred Stones – Documentary 2011 (Director, Producer, Director of Photography)• Mute – Short narrative 2010 (Director, Producer, Writer, Director of Photography)• Lesh Sabreen? - Short narrative 2009 (Director, Producer, Director of Photography)
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