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Palestinian Shorts 1

  • Khashabi 10 Hatib Street Haifa, Haifa District (map)

A Drowning Man by Mahdi Fleifel

Alone and far from home, a kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day. Surrounded by predators he is forced to make compromises merely to survive while his life of exile grows one day longer.


Roof Knocking by Sina Salimi

Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan. A mother rushes to abandon her home after receiving a phone message telling her she has 10 minutes to leave. But what will be lost when the bomb hits?

In the Future They Ate from the Finest Porcelain by Larissa Sansour

This film resides in the cross-section between sci-fi, archaeology and politics. Combining live motion and CGI, the film explores the role of myth for history, fact and national identity. A narrative resistance group makes underground deposits of elaborate porcelain – suggested to belong to an entirely fictional civilization. Their aim is to influence history and support future claims to their vanishing lands.


Your Father was Born 100 Years Old, and so was the Nakba by Razan Al Salah

"If I were walking, I would have found it, even if it's not here anymore." Oum Amin, a Palestinian grandmother, returns to her hometown Haifa through Google Maps Streetview, today, the only way she can see Palestine.


Earlier Event: March 26
Photocopy by Tamer Ashry
Later Event: March 26
Borders and Promises