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Doha Film Institute Qumra
Personal Affairs

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Personal Affairs (Omos shakhsiya)

Directed by Maha Haj

  • Israel 2016; 90 min
  • Original version: Arabic
  • Genre: Comedy drama
    • Best Israeli Film - Haifa IFF
    • Audience Award Midi Libre - CINEMED
    • Special Jury Mention - Zurich FF

  • Cannes IFF - Un Certain Regard

  • From the director of MEDITERRANEAN FEVER presented at Doha Film Institute Qumra


In Nazareth, an old couple lives wearily to the rhythm of the daily routine. On the other side of the border, in Ramallah, their son Tarek wishes to remain an eternal bachelor, their daughter is about to give birth while her husband lands a movie role and the grandmother loses her head ... Between check-points and dreams, frivolity and politics, some want to leave, others want to stay but all have personal affairs to resolve.




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