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Palestinian Shorts 3
6:30 PM18:30

Palestinian Shorts 3

Ten Bell Tolls by Eli Rezik

The story of Elias, a 10 year-old reticent orphan living with his grandparents; a priest and a delusional grandmother. Due to unfortunate events, Elias must face the bitterness of life while dealing with his troubled grandmother and the people trying to separate them from each other.

Swing by Shadi Habib Allah

Siblings Muhand and Rasha move to a new village and are subjected to ridicule and scorn as the local children know that their mother was murdered by their father in an "honor killing".

Between Two Deaths by Amir Fakhreddin

Kameel and Zenab are two Syrian farmers living under Israeli occupation in the Occupied Golan Heights. The two are torn between the echoes of the constant shelling in Syria, and decades old Israeli forced occupation.


The Day My Father Dies by Nayef Hammoud

Saleh is an acting student in Paris, who returns to his hometown, Haifa, in order to work on a play based on a eulogy to his father, Amar.


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World Shorts
6:00 PM18:00

World Shorts

TICHO by Adriana Ronquillo

Ticho is a story of a young man who descends to the depths of the Earth. It is the story of love and innocence as they face the absurdity of violence, and of the conflictive relationship between humans and nature. As we accompany Ticho on his journey, we will find the madness that grows underneath the piling wreckage of progress.


Taxi Sister by Theresa Traoré Dahlberg

Boury is a female taxi driver in Dakar, Senegal. She leads a busy life full of drama, and constantly grapples with society’s archaic views on women. The film is based on the Taxi Sister project, which was started by the Senegalese state in 2007 to encourage female entrepreneurs. Ten women were offered the opportunity to get a drivers' license and buy a car on credit. Today, there are fifteen women taxi drivers in Dakar, which is nothing compared to the fifteen thousand male taxi drivers.


Rupture by Yassmina Karajah

Introducing a cast of first time actors and survivors of war who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative, Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find the local public pool in their new Canadian city.


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