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A short Film written by Lola Bessis & Ruben Amar, directed by Ruben Amar

A young Palestinian boy living in the Gaza strip accompanies his father on monthly visits to the ruins of a destroyed village. Though he doesn’t understand his father's ritual, he feels he has a duty to help him.

FESTIVALS

- CLERMONT FERRAND FILM FESTIVAL (France) (3eme prix au "concours de la jeune critique")
- PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST (USA)
- RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- SLAMDANCE (USA)
- NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU CINEMA MEDITERRANEE (France)
- PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Bermuda)
- GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL (Scotland)
- SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (BEST SHORT NARRATIVE AWARD) (USA)
- MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
- HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- NEVADA CITY FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- FESTIVAL DE CINE Y DERECHOS HUMANOS BARCELONA (Spain)
- SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- 29e FESTIVAL TOUS COURTS / FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE CINEMA D'AIX-EN-PROVENCE (France)
- PARIS COURTS DEVANT (France)
- COURTIVORE/FESTIVAL DE COURTS-METRAGES DE ROUEN (France)
- COURTS-BOUILLON 2011 (France)
- SEQUENCE COURT-METRAGE (France)
- LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- LA CITTADELLA DEL CORTO (Italy)
- EXGROUND FILMFEST (Germany)
- HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- SHNIT INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL (Switzerland)
- MOSCOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Russia)
- INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM (Poland)
- INDEPENDENTS FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- LEIDS FILM FESTIVAL (Netherlands)
- NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES (USA)
- NEW JERSEY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Honorable Mention Winners) (USA)
- BUSTER COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH 2012 (DENMARK)
- BRANCHAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Jersey)
- TORONTO PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
- THESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Greece)
- WATERFRONT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL "STEPS" (UKRAINE)
- MEDFILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
- INTERNATIONAL YOUNG AUDIENCE FILM FESTIVAL ALE KINO (Poland)
- AUBURN FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS (Australia)
- KKO FESTIVAL (France)
- LONG ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM EXPO (USA) (BEST SHORT FILM)
- WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (BEST NARRATIVE FILM AWARD) (USA)
- L'AQUILA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
- MOHEGAN LAKE FILM FESTIVAL (USA) (HONORABLE MENTION)
- LES TOILES DU COURT/FESTIVAL DU COURT METRAGE EN CORSE (GRAND JURY PRIZE) (France)
- GAY FILM NIGHTS (Romania)
- CAPALBIO CINEMA ISFF (Italy)
- CINEMADAMARE (Italy)
- INTERNATIONAL IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Turkey)
- I'VE SEEN FILM (Italy)
- 20MIN|MAX SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)
- GOETHE-INSTITUT - LOS ANGELES (USA)
- CON I MINUTI CONTATI - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Grand Jury Prize) (Italy)
- SHORTCUTZ LONDON (United Kingdom)
- BRISTOL PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- PETALUMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- COLUMBIA GEORGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)
- HOLMFIRTH FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- BOLZANO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
- PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL/THE SHOWROOM WORKSTATION (United Kingdom)
- INTERNATIONAL DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
- FESTIVAL DU MONDE ARABE (Canada)
- SHUBBAK FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- POKAZY SZORTÓW (Poland)
- LOLA KENYA SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL (Kenya)
- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM "PAYSAGES DE CINEASTES" (France)
- FIS/FISCH FESTIVAL (Slovenia)
- POLISH FILM REVIEW (Poland)
- HDFEST (USA)
- LENS POLITICA FILM AND MEDIA ART FESTIVAL (Finland)
- SEMAINE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE AU MAROC (13 Instituts/Alliances Français) (Morocco)
- SEMAINE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE DE MASCATE (Oman)
- SEMAINE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE DE MANAMA (Bahreïn)
- SEMAINE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE D'ABU DHABI (Abu Dhabi)
- ARAB SHORTS 2011 / CAIRO GOETHE INSTITUTE (Egypt)
- SAPPORO SHORT FEST SELECTING COMMITTEE'S FESTIVAL FAVORITES (Japan)
- CINEMAOFF (Poland)
- PONTINO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
- STARK COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY
- FESTIVAL "L'OMBRE D'UN COURT" DE JOUY-EN-JOSAS (France)
- LE JOUR LE PLUS COURT (France)
- PENNINE FILM FESTIVAL (United Kingdom)
- AGON 2012 (Greece)
- KINOMA (France)
- SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL MEXICO (MEXICO)
- EUGANEA FILM FESTIVAL (ITALY)
- ARSENAL – INSTITUTE FOR FILM AND VIDEO ART OF BERLIN (GERMANY)
- BUSHO FILM FESTIVAL (HUNGARY)
- INVENTA UN FILM/LENOLA FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
- FILMOWA STOLICA (poland)
- LEBANESE FILM FESTIVAL (LEBANON)
- FILMFEST EBERSWALDE (GERMANY)
- ARTCOURTVIDEO (FRANCE)
- RADICAL FRAME FILM FESTIVAL (GERMANY)
- Frederick Film Festival (USA)
- Lichtblick Kino (Germany)
- Life in Short

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