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- Venue: The Palestine Center
A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest. Palestine | 2017, 94 min.
One of the leading filmmakers from the Arab world, Annemarie Jacir has written, directed and produced over sixteen films. Her three features to date (Salt of this Sea, When I Saw You, and Wajib) were selected as Palestine’s entry for the Oscars. With a commitment to teaching, training and hiring locally, Jacir also curates, actively promoting independent cinema in the region. Founder of Philistine Films, a production house with offices in Palestine and Jordan, she collaborates regularly with fellow filmmakers. She teaches screenwriting and works as a freelance editor and consultant. Her most recent film Wajib (2017) won 18 international awards including Best Film in Mar Del Plata, Dubai, Amiens, and Kerala.
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