Eyad, a young Palestinian, is accepted into a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. He finds himself struggling with issues of language, culture, and identity – trying to survive and to find his way in a place where war constantly rages around him. He develops a friendship with Yonatan, a boy with muscular dystrophy, and falls in love with a Jewish girl named Naomi. Eyad realizes that in order to be accepted as an equal, in order to work, to love, and, above all, to find his place – he has to make personal sacrifices.
feature acting / Competition - feature films
One of the most acclaimed Israeli filmmakers. He has been working as a director, screenwriter and producer for more than thirty years. His films won awards at many festivals, including Berlin and Locarno. He also directed numerous TV series and over 300 commercials.
from 14 y/o