Western Arabs

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Western Arabs

Directed by Omar Shargawi

  • Denmark, Netherlands 2019; 77 min
  • Original version: Danish, English, Arabic
  • Genre: Documentary

Synopsis

Omar Shargawi wants to understand his father Munir better. In temperate Denmark, Palestinian Munir’s fiery, aggressive nature is frowned upon. Although Omar’s father has lived in Copenhagen for a long time and is married to a Danish woman, he has not really settled in this society. Moreover, he has passed on his trauma of war and expulsion to his sons. But Omar does not want to be like Munir and, as the father of a daughter, he is anxious to avoid replicating his dad’s pattern of behaviour.

Production

  • SNOWGLOBE APS

     

  • BALDR FILM

     

  • KONG GULEROD

     

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