UNDER THE LEMON TREE (تحت شجرة الليمون) Short Film Competition

UNDER

USA Premiere

Under the shade of a lemon tree, a Palestinian woman, Khaldieh, prepares herself a humble breakfast, remembering her former life and lost homeland with an assemblage of simple elements.

SCREENS AS PART OF SHORTS PROGRAM 1

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Noor Alasswad is a budding Palestinian filmmaker whose works explore the multidirectional connections between memory, identity, loss, history, home, land and heritage and address feminist issues. She was born and raised in Syria until she had to leave in 2012 due to the political turmoil.

Noor Fawzi Alasswad
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Details

Countries: Qatar, Palestine

Year: 2020

Director: Noor Fawzi Alasswad

Screenwriter: Noor Fawzi Alasswad

Producer: Yassmine Hammoudi

Directors of Photography: Yasser Mustafa, Mesa Prum

Editor: Socheat Cheng

Production Designer: Tekla Gagoshidze

Music: Severin Favriau

Featuring: Khaldieh Al-Bayari

Running Time (minutes): 10

Languges: Arabic, Subtitled

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