Arab Short Film Competition
- Playing in: Arab Short Film Programme 1: Hope Springs
Mon, Nov 19, 10:00 PM, Katara 12 Theatre B (K12-B)Regular screening Tickets sales closed
In 1949, Ismail, a young Palestinian, struggles to support his family after their expulsion to a refugee camp by Israeli forces. Despite his wretched life, he holds fast to his dream to go to Rome. One day he mistakenly enters a minefield. As Ismail faces death, we discover his true spirit.
About the Directors
After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design from Jordan, Nora Alsharif worked in advertising before discovering her true passion lay in filmmaking. She worked as an assistant producer on film and TV projects before moving to London, where she graduated with an MA in Directing Film and Television in 2010.
- Nora Alsharif
- Hatem Alsharif
- Abdelsalam Akkad
- Nora Alsharif, Hans Lucas
- Ana Moreno
- Felix Weidermann
- Khalid Al Ghuwairy, Nizar Idrees, Mohammed Ibrahimi, Khaled Al Tarifi