MY LOVE AWAITS ME BY THE SEA

حبيبي بستناني عند البحر

By Mais DARWAZAH

MENGAMUK FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2013

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.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • JORDAN, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Director(s)
    • Mais DARWAZAH
    • 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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