A young Palestinian wanders between his current reflections and his childhood memories of the military invasion and siege of Bethlehem. He tries to understand how his parents could lead him through those difficult times, hoping that would help him cope with the present time.
Special Jury Mention | MedFilm Festival, Italy, 2021
Best Short Film | Fajr IFF, Iran, 2021
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Ibrahim Handal, Bilal Abu Alia
Muhammad Mughrabi, Yousef Abushkaidem, Hind Abushkaidem, Tarek Abusalameh
Palestinian filmmaker and cinematographer from Bethlehem. In 2019, he obtained his BFA in Cinematography at Dar Al-Kalima University. Ibrahim directed several narrative and experimental short films and he also worked as director of photography on various short films including the Cannes Cinéfondation 2019 winner Ambience by Wissam Al Jafari. He also worked on several feature film productions in Palestine in the camera and lighting departments.
Bethlehem 2001 (2021, short).