Thursday 8th November 2018 - 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm, Palmer Building
A melancholic father and his estranged son are forced together to hand deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest. Set and shot amongst the Arab community in the Israeli city of Nazareth, Wajib (“duty”) is a nicely, low-key family comedy-drama giving a fascinating and revealing insight into a seldom filmed society.
Palestine-France-Colombia-Germany-United Arab Emirates-Qatar-Norway 2017 – Arabic with subtitles – Directed by Annemarie Jacir with Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Tarik Kopty – 96 min
A whip-smart, moving comedy of family and community – CINEVUE
An unfussily illuminating snapshot of modern-day Nazareth – HOLLYWOOD REPORTER