Palestine/Lebanon 2017 15 min Arabic-Hebrew original version with German and English subtitles
German premiere

by Rakan Mayasi

Script: Rakan Mayasi, DoP: Koussay Hamzeh, Editor: Simon El Habr, Parine Jaddo, Production: Groundglass235, Producer: Rakan Mayasi, Cast: Saleh Bakri, Rana Alamuddin

A couple in Palestine faces a problem: although the husband is in an Israeli jail, where physical interaction is prohibited, they want to have a child.

Rakan Mayasi is an independent filmmaker from Palestine, born in Germany and currently based in Lebanon. He studied Cinema, Theatre and Psychology in Lebanon and then received intense film training with Abbas Kiarostami in South Korea at the Asian Film Academy. Currentyl, he writes the script for his first feature film.

Filmography: 2010 SEA SONATA, 2012 ROUBAMA, 2017 BONBONÉ

Awards (selection): Award for Best Short Film (Festival Internacional de Cine de Almería, Spain 2018), Award for Best Short Film (Moscow International Film Festival, Russland 2018), Award for Best Short Film (Gabés Film Festival, Tunesia 2018)

Film Distribution and Production Salaud Morisset