January 19, Friday

Wajib واجب (2017)

Directed by Annemarie Jacir
Colombia, France, Palestine | PG | Drama | Arabic | 96 min
Venue: The Yard, Alserkal Avenue, Sharjah Art Foundation, Mirage City Cinema
Time: Jan 19, 7:00pm, Jan 27, 8:00pm

Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties 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.