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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

MY NEIGHBOURHOOD

Directed by Julia Bacha and Rebekah Wingert-Jabi
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 25 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE MY NEIGHBOURHOOD
My Neighbourhood follows Palestinian teenager Mohammed El Kurd as half of his home in East Jerusalem is taken over by Jewish settlers. When Israeli activists arrive to protest the takeover alongside Palestinian residents, Mohammed comes of age in the face of unrelenting tension and unexpected cooperation in his backyard.
Female Director(s), Documentary
About the Director(s)
Julia Bacha directed the feature doc Budrus, which received a special jury mention at TFF 2009. She co-directed and wrote Encounter Point (TFF 2006) and wrote and edited the acclaimed documentary Control Room (2004). She is the Senior Producer and Media Director at Just Vision. Rebekah Wingert-Jabi has an MFA in film from USC and lived in the West Bank for eight years, working with Palestinian and Israeli filmmakers to produce films.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2012
  • Length:
    25 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, Hebrew, English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Julia Bacha, Rebekah Wingert-Jabi
  • Screenwriter:
    Rebekah Wingert-Jabi
  • Producer:
    Julia Bacha, Rebekah Wingert-Jabi
  • Editor:
    Rebekah Wingert-Jabi
  • Associate Producer:
    Joseph Dana, Nadav Greenberg, Jesus Campos Hernandez
  • Executive Producer:
    Ronit Avni
  • Composer:
    Kareem Roustom
  • Co-Producer:
    Jessica Devaney, Irene Nasser, Rula Salemeh, Vicky Wingert
  • Supervising Editor:
    Geeta Gandbhir
  • Primary Cast:
    Mohammed El Kurd, Zvi Benninga, Sara Benninga, Rifqa El Kurd, Terry Benninga, Yonatan Yossef

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