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 Kitchen + Theater | Tyson’s Corner
1667 Silver Hill Dr, McLean, VA 221026:00 pm
Sun Oct 16ShowPlace Icon Kitchen + Theater | Tyson’s Corner
1667 Silver Hill Dr, McLean, VA 2210211:00 am