THE DINNER

AL ICHA'

By Mais DARWAZAH

LES FILMS DE ZAYNA - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2012

Mais Darwazah lives alone. In Amman, a city of uprooted people, she builds her own identity by gathering around her table close friends, chosen ingredients, and old recipies.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, PALESTINE
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 20 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mais DARWAZAH
    • Writer(s)
    • Mais DARWAZAH
    • Producer(s)
    • Palmyre BADINIER (les Films de zayna), Raed ANDONI (Dar Films)
    • Synopsis
    • “I have a relationship with a city that has no memory to pass onto me. I am free to collage my own details, create my individual story from the inherited memories of people who came from other places. I mix those ingredients to form my self-created city.”
      Mais Darwazah is representative of a first generation born in Amman from a Palestinians parents. She's gathering different sources to build her own memories of the city.
    • Partners & financing
    • Arte France
      Dar Films
      Dubai International Film Festival
      Arab Fund for Art and Culture
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