BETHLEHEM 2001
BETHLEHEM 2001

BETHLEHEM 2001

Director Ibrahim Handal

Production year 2021

Length 14min.

Country Palestine

SYNOPSIS

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.

Awards

Special Jury Mention | MedFilm Festival, Italy, 2021

Best Short Film | Fajr IFF, Iran, 2021

CAST & CREW

Ibrahim Handal
Ibrahim Handal

Director

Producer(s)

Ibrahim Handal

Script

Ibrahim Handal

Director of Photography

Ibrahim Handal

Edit

Ibrahim Handal, Bilal Abu Alia

Cast

Muhammad Mughrabi, Yousef Abushkaidem, Hind Abushkaidem, Tarek Abusalameh

Ibrahim Handal

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.


Filmography

Bethlehem 2001 (2021, short).

FILMS 2021