Annemarie Jacir's Wajib one-week run in New York
Date(s) - 10/05/2018 - 10/11/2018
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11 - 15 USD
Wajib the Film واجب
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
Palestine’s 2018 Oscar Entry WAJIB is coming to New York on October 5th to 11th for a special one week run at BAM Cinematek.
Writer and director Annemarie Jacir will be in attendance for Q&A’s
Starring Saleh Bakri & Mohammad Bakri
96 minutes, English subtitles
*Winner of Best Film at Mar Del Plata, Dubai, Amiens, Kerala, Kosovo and 29 international awards and Palestine’s 2017 Oscar Entry
Abu Shadi, 65, is a divorced father and a school teacher living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. As the estranged pair spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.