The Cup Reader

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

Occupied Palestinian Territory | 12 MINUTES

THE CUP READER

Female Director(s), Comedy
Warde, shamed as a young girl yet renowned in Palestine for her mystical seeing and matchmaking, lives with her sister Jaleleh and reads the fortunes of her clients. Each visitor must make a choice between love and marriage, not having the luxury of both.

Screening in Shorts Program: Skin Deep

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Suha Araj

SUHA ARAJ’s work as a filmmaker and installation artist explores the displacement of immigrant communities. Her short film I Am Palestine screened at several international festivals and is used as an educational tool. She was selected for IFP’s inaugural Emerging Visionaries program and is a co-founder of DivineCaroline.com, a publishing platform for women.
Director
Suha Araj
Screenwriter
Suha Araj
Producer
Lydia Khoury
Editor
Jackie Salloum
Cinematographer
Meg Kettell
Production Designer
Kristine Rumman
Executive Producer
Rumzi Araj
Composer
Julian Cassia
Cast
Samia Bakri, Manal Awad, Faten Khoury, Hanin, Taraby, Yasmine Elias, Hussein Nekleh

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com
Print Source
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com
US Sales Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Suha Araj
Breaking Bizr Productions
Brooklyn, 11222
Phone: 415 637 9418
suhamaria@gmail.com