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Wajeh

Director: Murad Nassar

F31458

Documentary Short |  ISRAEL |  2010 |  Digibeta |  16 MIN

Synopsis

The many checkpoints, which divide the West Bank to separate areas and block the free movement of the Palestinians within the land, pose a great problem on everyday life. In this film, Wajeh, a coffee maker, sells coffee in Qalandia checkpoint, near Ramallah, and that makes him a central figure, very well known, and having an important role on the lives of thousands of people who cross the checkpoint on a daily basis.

Credits

Director: Murad Nassar

Producer: Doroob Company, Produced in association with: Tel-Aviv University Film & TV Dept., Gesher Fund, "Elite" coffee, "Other Israel" film festival, Gravity postproduction

Cinematographer: Ameer Ahmarwo

Editor: Ameer Ahmarwo

Sound: Kareem Kragah

Director Bio

F31458_director

Born in Amman and currently living in Ramallah. Murad studied Cinema, Television and Radio Direction in the Faculty of Fine Arts of Baghdad University. After graduating he moved with his family to Ramallah. For four years Murad has worked as a director and assistant director in "Jordan Television" in Amman.

Contact


Print Source

Name: Tel Aviv University

Email: coffeeproject2010@gmail.com

Phone: 972-52-5785388

Address: Film & TV Dept, P.O. box 39040

City: Ramat-Aviv - Tel-Aviv, Israel

Zip: 69978

Stills

Screening Time

Sunday March 13

1:30PM

Venue

Alamo Ritz 2

320 East 6th St

Online

http://www.wix.com/coffeeproject/coffeeproject2010

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