THE PRESENT

Palestine I 2020 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 25 min

On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy will it be to go shopping?


CAST & CREDITS
Director: Farah Nabulsi
Writer: Farah Nabulsi, Hind Shoufani
Cast: Saleh Bakri, Mariam Kanj, Mariam Basha
DOP: Benoît Chamaillard
Producer: Ossama Bawardi , Farah
Nabulsi

Short Package 1

Screening: April 7th
20:45 Panora 3


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This film is available on the festival platform MAFF Play during the festival period

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Director: Farah Nabulsi

Farah Nabulsi is a writer, producer and director. In 2019, Farah cowrote and directed the short 24 minute film The Present. It
premiered at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2020, where it won the Audience Award for Best Film. Prior to The Present, Farah wrote and produced 3 other shorts, including Today They Took My Son, that premiered at Edmonton International Film Festival.

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