22 November 2023

Gaza Mon Amour - Screening by Cinema Akil

The Yard

Gaza Mon Amour is a is a dramatic comedy, directed by Tarzan and Arab Nasser, inspired by a true story that took place in Gaza in 2014

Starts 7:30 pm

Venue The Yard

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Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old fisherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa... Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?

Directors - The Nasser Brothers

Twins Tarzan and Arab Nasser were born in Gaza, Palestine, in1988. They studied Fine Arts at Al- Aqsa University and became passionate about cinema and paintings. They directed Condom Lead (15min,2013), which got selected in the Official Competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2013. Their first feature film, Dégradé (85 min,2014), made its world premiere at Cannes’ Semaine de la Critique 2015, and also screened at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Gaza Mon Amour is their second feature-film.