LoveArabic is thrilled to be co-presenting the closing night film at the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF), the critically-acclaimed WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir on September 23. Winner of 29 international awards; you do not want to miss out on this incredible film. Tickets are available on TIFF website.
Language: Arabic with English subtitles.
Runtime: 96 minutes.
Tickets: TIFF website.
Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-60s living in Nazareth. After his daughter's wedding in one month he will be living alone. His son Shadi arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father to hand-deliver the wedding invitations to each guest, which is the local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.
WAJIB is an award-winning film that is written and directed by Palestinian filmmaker and poet Annemarie Jacir. A Q&A to follow with the director via Skype.
Sun, Sep 23, 2018 6:45 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
The complete program of the 11th Toronto Palestine Film Festival:
The Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing Palestinian cinema, music, cuisine and art to Greater Toronto Area audiences. TPFF was conceived in 2008 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Al-Nakba.
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