Films

Ha´fa



Haifa, nicknamed after the city of his love and hope, comes and goes in a Palestinian refugee camp. Although he is everybody's fool, there are many things that only he knows. He is closely related to the family of Abu Said, a former policeman who finds new hope with the political developments. Oum Said, his wife, hangs her hope on the imminent release of their eldest son, Said, from jail. She tries to find him a bride to secure his future. Their youngest son Siad, is cynical and rebellious. He refuses to believe in anything. Sabah, their twelve year old daughter sees the future through the eyes of a romantic, searching for what it might hold in store for her.

Directed by: Rashid Masharawi
Written by: Rashid Masharawi
Starring: Hiyam Abbas, Ahmad Abu Sal'oum, Muhamad Bakri, Nawal Zaquot
Produced by: Erik Schut, Peter van Vogelpoel
Original Music by: Said Mouraad


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