Director: Wisam Al-Jafari
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Won the third-place prize at Cinefondation - Cannes Film Festival 2019
Directed by Wisam Al-Jafari who was chosen as one Screen Daily’s Arab Stars of Tomorrow in 2019
Featured at Festival International du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier 2019 in the official selection
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2019/ Palestine15 min/ Comedy
Two young Palestinians try to record a demo for a music competition inside a noisy, crowded refugee camp.
While failing to record because of the chaos of their surroundings, they discover a creative way to allow them to meet the deadline.
Salah Abu Nima
Mohammad Al-Khmour


Screenwriter: Wisam Al-Jafari
DOP: Ibrahim Handal
Editor: Belal Abu Alia

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Production Company(ies)
Dar Al-Kalima

Saed Andoni

film festivals
Cannes Film Festival (Cinéfondation), France
Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt
CineMED: Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film, France
Reel Palestine Film Festival, UAE
Ghent International Film Festival, Belgium
Ajyal Film Festival, Qatar
Malmö Arab Film Festival, Sweden
Bristol Palestine Film Festival, UK
Palestinian Film Festival, Australia
San Diego Arab Film Festival, US
AL Ard Film Festival, Italy
Arab Film Festival, US
Toronto Palestine Film Festival, Canada
Gabes Cinema Fen, Tunisia
New Filmmaker Film Festival, US
Festival International Signes de Nuit, France
Boston Palestine Film Festival, US
Karama Human Rights Film Festival, Jordan
Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland
Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Festival Cinéma Arabe, The Netherlands
Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine
film awards
Third Place Cinéfondation Award at the Cannes Film Festival
Best Short Film at the San Diego Arab Film Festival
Best Short Film at Al-Ard Film Festival
Special Mention at the Karama Human Rights Film Festival
Yousef Chaheen Award in Cinema of Tomorrow Competition at the Cairo International Film Festival