Wed 6th Feb 2019 – Wajib

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•   Director: Annemarie Jacir
•   Running time: 96 mins.  
•   Year: 2017
•   Language: Arabic 
•   Venue location: Leytonstone Library (1st floor)

“a jokey jaunt through Nazareth”
“This sprightly, accessible comedy-drama by established Palestinian writer-director Annemarie Jacir unfolds over the course of a winter’s day in Nazareth as a father Abu and his son Shadi (played by real-life father and son Mohammad and Saleh Bakri) hand deliver wedding invitations for the forthcoming nuptials of Abu’s daughter Amal (Maria Zreik). Driving around town in a battered old Volvo between visits to relatives and old family friends, Abu and Shadi bicker and reminisce, manipulate and needle each other, gradually revealing the many layers of their relationship.” – The Guardian

 

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