Human Rights Day Screening
Muhi, a Palestinian boy born in Gaza, has been living in an Israeli hospital for the past seven years due to a life-threatening immune disorder that couldn't be treated in Gaza. Now, caught in an immigration limbo, Muhi and his caring grandfather are unable to return to their home without proper documents and are trapped within the walls of the hospital. Saved and raised by those considered enemies of his people, Muhi is torn between two homes and two identities.Told through the eyes of an innocent child, Muhi: Generally Temporary follows a family caught between two sides of a political conflict with no end in sight.
87 MINUTES | 2017 | IN FOCUS: ISRAEL/PALESTINE |
| FILMMAKER(S): RINA CASTELNOUVO-HOLLANDER, TAMIR ELTERMAN | BUY TICKETS
18 MINUTES | 2016 | IN FOCUS: JORDAN, CANADA | FILMMAKER(S): YASSMINA KARAJAH
Rupture follows the journey of four Arab teens on their quest to find a public pool in their new city on a hot summer's day. Introducing a cast of first time actors and war survivors who channel their personal experiences of loss and new beginnings through a fictional narrative.