• Paradise


Director: Asaf Saban
Israel, 2020
Length: 32 min.

After years living in Berlin, Ali, a young Palestinian, lands in Israel for a home visit.

Following a very cold welcome at the airport, Ali decides to seek some peace and quiet on a short vacation in the desert of Sinai, Egypt.

Between the local Bedouins, a group of young Israeli Jews mistake him for one of them. With the breathtaking beaches of the Sinai desert in the background, Ali is forced to reflect on his identity and a sense of belonging, before he will have to deal with the harsh return to the country he has left behind.


17:00: Paradise / Q & A with Director Asaf Saban


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