Documentary Short Film Contest 48 ED. 2020
Denmark 2020 15' Documentary
A sociological meditation on the different “exits” that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in the refugee camps.
DIRECTION: Mahdi Fleifel
Born in Dubai, Mahdi Fleifel lives and works between Denmark, England and Greece. Graduated from the National Film & Television School. His debut feature A World Not Ours premiered at TIFF ‘12. In 2016 Fleifel won a Silver Bear for A Man Returned. His follow up, A Drowning Man, was selected in the Official Competition at Cannes, and was nominated for a BAFTA. His last film, I signed the petition, won Best Documentary Short at IDFA and was nominated for the 2018 European Film Awards.
Filmography: A World Not Ours – 2012 – documentary feature; Xenos – 2014 – short film; 20 Handshakes for Peace – 2015 – short film; A Man Returned – 2016 – short film; A Drowning Man – 2017 – short film; I Signed the Petition – 2018 – short film; 3 Logical Exits – 2020 – short film.
|Mahdi Fleifel, Amal Alaeddine, Walid Taha. Nakba FilmWorks Ltd.|
|Mahdi Fleifel, Talal Khoury.|