Ajyal Film Festival 2020

All Films

The Forgotten (Al-Mansiyun)

Arab Short Film Competition

Ehab Tarabieh / Short Narrative / Syria, Qatar / 2012 / 21 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Arabic / English subtitles
World Premiere
Rated: General Audiences. Suitable for ages 4 and up.

Screenings

Synopsis

Mustafa steals across the Israeli border with the help of a local smuggler. This is a one-way trip for Mustafa as he contemplates the end of his life. Forty-five years ago, he was forced from his home in the Golan Heights; his attempt to return is confounded by his inability to remember where he is going.

Official Film Website

About the Directors

Born in the Golan Heights, Ehab Tarabieh studied film in the Czech Republic before returning to work as a community filmmaking instructor with Palestinian groups in Jerusalem. Short films include ‘Aida’ (2008), ‘Salma Is Going to Damascus’ (2009) ‘The 42 Winter’ (2009) and the award-winning ‘Chance’ (2010).

Credits

Director
Ehab Tarabieh
Screenwriter
Ehab Tarabieh
Producer
Sol Goodman
Editor
Nir Zats
Music
Ophir Baron
Cinematographer
Yaniv Linton
Set Designer
Dina Kornveitz
Cast
Tareq Qubty, Shady Ayoub, Adnan Tarabshe, Amal Zahra, Hussein Roumia

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