15 July 2021
The Present is a 25-minute short movie in Arabic and English with English and Arabic subtitles produced in 2020 and directed by Farah Nabulsi. It tells the story of Yusef and his young daughter who set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift for their wedding anniversary, facing difficulties in shopping between soldiers, segregated roads, and checkpoints. Yabous Cultural Centre.
19:30 Maradona’s Legs is a 23-minute short Arabic movie with English subtitles produced in 2019 and directed by Firas Khoury. It tells the story of two young Palestinian boys who during the 1990 World Cup are looking for “Maradona’s legs,” the last missing sticker they need to complete their world cup album and win a free gaming console. Yabous Cultural Centre.
20:00 In Vitro is a 28-minute short Arabic movie with English subtitles produced in 2019 and directed by Søren Lind and Larissa Sansour. It deals with an otherworldly rumination on memory, history, place, and identity, set in Bethlehem decades after an eco-disaster. Yabous Cultural Centre.
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