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An Orange from Jaffa

    International Short Film Competition

    3rd July 2024 | 16:00

    (ul. Kopernika 1)

    Free entry

    Mohammed, a young Palestinian, is desperately looking for a taxi to take him through an Israeli checkpoint. The driver, Farouk, discovers that Mohammed has already failed to cross the checkpoint. Trouble begins.

    Film director and screenwriter. Born in Gaza in 1994. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Film Directing from Łódź Film School in Poland. His films, focusing on racial justice and socio-political life amid wars, have garnered awards at festivals including Ji.hlava (2020), IDFA (2023) and Clermont-Ferrand (2024). He raises awareness about collateral issues faced by innocent civilians in war, including national identity and unregistered children.

    Mohammed Almughanni

    An Orange from Jaffa

    Poland, Palestine, France 2023
    colour 26 min

    directed by
    Mohammed Almughanni

    written by
    Mohammed Almughanni

    director of photography
    Maciej Edelman

    edited by
    Natalia Jachec

    Nisreen Jubeh, Samer Bisharat, Kamel El Basha

    Mohammed Almughanni

    Gaza Films