Lovesick in the West Bank

Director: Said Zagha
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Held its Arab world premiere at the Red Sea International Film Festival, KSA
Won the Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafi Post-Production Fund and Palestine Culture Fund
The director's previous film, Five Boys and a Wheel, won top honors at the Muscat International Film Festival, Oran Arab Film Festival, and Mexico International Film Festival
Said Zagha is a Berlinale Talents alumnus
Lovesick in the West Bank Poster
2021/ Palestine16 min/ Comedy
Original Title
Dayf Min Thahab!
A Palestinian family hosts a young American tourist after a simple misunderstanding. But as chaos unfolds in their village, it doesn’t take too long for them to become part of the absurd mayhem that immediately ensues.
Ali Suliman
Nisreen Faour
Laith Zuaiter
Nabil Koni
Screenwriter: Said Zagha
DOP: Ahmad Jalboush
Editor: Abdallah Sada
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Production Company(ies)
Nomadic Film House
Mais Salman
film festivals
Malmo Arab Film Festival, Sweden
Tampere Film Festival, Finland
The Urbanworld Film Festival, US
Red Sea International Film Festival, KS
Reel Palestine Film Festival, UAE
Arab Film Festival, San Francisco
Cairo Shorts Film Festival, Egypt