WOW FILM FESTIVAL
TALE OF THE THREE JEWELS
Director: Michel Khleifi
Starring: Mohammad Nahhal, Hana’a Nehmeh, Ghassan Abu Libdeh, Bushra Qaraman, Makram Khouri, Mohammad Bakri
Belgium/ Palestine/United Kingdom, 1995, 112’, Arabic with English subtitles
A Palestinian boy named Yussef finds love and resilience amidst the chaos of the First Intifada. His encounter with Aida, a gypsy girl, sets the stage for an extraordinary journey through the Gaza Strip's harsh realities. A poetic lens on hope amid adversity in 1990s Gaza. Shot during the Israeli military occupation in 1994, this is the first full length feature film to be completely shot in the Gaza strip.
Free screening, donations welcome. All proceeds will be donated to the Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) charity.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Fri 22/03, 1.30pm
Pontio: Tue 12/03, 2:00pm