Ajyal Film Festival 2020

All Films

Haneen (Haneen)

Arab Short Film Competition

للترجمة العربية اضغط على

Ossama Bawardi / Short Narrative / Palestine, Qatar, Jordan / 2011 / 18 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
Interests: Women, Drama
World Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.


  • Playing in: Arab Shorts Comp 1
  • Wed, Oct 26, 09:30 PM, ()
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  • Fri, Oct 28, 05:30 PM, ()
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Haneen lives alone in a Palestinian city. She befriends Salem, a new boy in the neighborhood who steals oranges from her garden and when the army arrests his father, their relationship deepens.

Official Film Website

About the Directors

Ossama Bawardi has been involved in various productions including "Paradise Now", "Salt of this Sea" and "(No) Laughing Matter." He has participated in the Tribeca Film Festival’s All Access Program and has been invited to speak on several panels on film production in the Middle East. Bawardi directed video art at the Ramallah Dance Festival. Currently he is producing Annemarie Jacir’s new feature "When I Saw You" and in development on several other projects. Haneen is his directorial debut.


Ossama Bawardi
Ossama Bawardi
Annemarie Jacir, Ossama Bawardi
Annemarie Jacir
Production Designer
Nael Kanj
Raja Dubayeh
Hazem Berrabeh
Raja Dubayah, Neil Gibbs
Suad Amiry, Mohammed Saleh Salem

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