MY LOVE AWAITS ME BY THE SEA

حبيبي بستناني عند البحر

By Mais DARWAZAH

THE IMAGINARIUM FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2012

A woman takes a journey back to her Palestine. She meets Hasan, her
imaginary lover, and through his fantasy world she finds the remnants of
hope in characters living a harsh reality.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2013
Discovery
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • JORDAN, QATAR
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mais DARWAZAH
    • Writer(s)
    • Mais DARWAZAH
    • Producer(s)
    • Rula NASSER (the Imaginarium films )
    • Synopsis
    • My Love Awaits Me by the Sea is an experimental poetic
      documentary taking the director, Mais Darwazah, on a first time
      journey to her homeland in search of Hasan Hourani, a
      Palestinian artist, her Arab “Little Prince” who’s work sought a
      better world as it set the imagination free.
      On a cold winter day in 2007, while Mais was going through
      Hasan’s work, a young man who tragically drowned in the sea of
      Jaffa in 2003, she stumbled upon something so special that urged
      her to make this journey and share his uniqueness with the world.
      Through his children’s book of illustrations and poetry Hasan Is
      Everywhere, the artist created a space for love, tranquility,
      dreaming and safety; the staple and basic emotions, which the
      people of this region were often deprived of. Hasan made her
      believe in her dreams, to look for a lover still awaiting her by the
      sea, so she decided to look for him, discover his world.
    • Partners & financing
    • Doha Film Institute , Screen Institute Beirut , ARAB FUND FOR CULTURE AND ART , Sundance Institute Documentary Fund , Sanad Abu Dhabi DEvelopment Fund
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