During the Israeli Occupation of Palestine in 1948, Ahmad, a 17-year-old Palestinian boy, faces the consequences of the war in his hometown that forces him to give up his dream of being a professional football player.
Impact // Filmmaker’s Voice
I want the audience to know the suffering and struggle that the Palestinian people faced during the Israeli occupation of Palestine in 1948. I want to introduce them to the Palestinian Nakba and let them know the Palestinian side of the story.
Resources: Ahmed Saffouri’s (The director’s grandfather) diaries, A cassette recording of Ahmed Saffouri, and “The story of my life in Palestine and Kuwait” book by Khair Aldeen Abuljobain
See the Film
Fri Oct 14ShowPlace Icon
1667 Silver Hill Dr, McLean, VA 221026:00 pm
Sun Oct 16ShowPlace Icon
1667 Silver Hill Dr, McLean, VA 2210211:00 am