Dag’aa

Dag’aa

A Film by Shadi Habib Allah | 18 min Experimental| Arabic w/ English Subtitles  | Producer Shadi Habib Allah & Ihab Jadallah/ Aanat Film, Palestine

 

Palestinian contemporary artist and filmmaker Shadi Habib Allah  takes us with him on an unlikely journey of discovery – at gunpoint across the Sinai Peninsula, led by Bedouins who will force us across an unmapped terrain whose only signposts are the small stories they tell about the stakes of living, dying, and moving through this mysterious space. Stories, itineraries, directions, and allegiances become as blurred as the status of the Bedouins themselves, who remain unrecognized non citizens of this no man’s land, through which Habib Allah is led – behind the lines of military checkpoints, off the political, economic, and historical grid, a place where these desert outliers quietly continue their lineage with the help of snakes…

  • International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016
  • Internationals Kurtzfilm Festival Hamburg 2016
  • Norwegian Short Film Festival 2016
  • Courtisane Film Festival 2016
  • Mucem Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations 2016
  • Rencontres Internationales PARIS/BERLIN new cinema and Contemporary art 2017
  • Si:n/ Festival of Video art and Performance


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