Hamza: Chasing the Ghost Chasing Me

Director: Ward Kayyal
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World premiered at CIFF’s Short Film Competition
Starring the award winner Kamel El Basha
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2022/ Palestine18 min/ Drama
After recovering from an illness, middle-aged Hamza resumes a practice he began when he was released from an Israeli prison 20 years ago. Every day, he goes into the woods to hunt the lion that the locals don’t believe exists.
Kamel Al Basha
Ruba Blal
Motaz Malhes
Khulood Basel
Ossama Bawardi
Screenwriter: Majd Kayyal
DOP: Ashraf Dowani
Editor: Saed Andoni
Production Company(ies)
Hiba production
Hiba Salameh
film festivals
Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt