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19 Oct In his new feature film, Laila’s Birthday, director Rashid Masharawi paints a bittersweet picture of life in the West Bank city of Ramallah. There, Masharawi’s main character, Abu Laila (played by the legendary Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri), struggles to make ends meet as. 13 Jan - 2 min - Uploaded by SWEETWATER PICTURES Trailer of the feature film LAILA'S BIRTHDAY by Palestinian director Rashid Masharawi. Shot. Drama Abu Laila's has nothing else on his mind then completing this mission. With a running time of just sixty-nine minutes, "Laila's Birthday" chronicles a.
26 May “Laila's Birthday” follows a harrowing day in the life of an overqualified cab driver in Ramallah, the Palestinian city on the West Bank and de. 6 Sep A taxi-driving judge attempts to keep his promise to return home with a birthday cake for his young daughter while contending with everyday life. How do you keep your soul alive in an occupied country where chaos reigns and everyday activities become an overwhelming challenge to your equanimity and.
16 Sep Laila's Birthday. Showing the confusion, frustration, absurdity and coping mechanisms of life in contempo Ramallah through the eyes of a taxi. 26 May It's only the start of Abu Laila's long, long day in Laila's Birthday (Eid milad Laila), and already, he's impatient. Bursting with mordant wit and alive with urgent real-life dramatic energy, Rashid Masharawi's Laila's Birthday is a "fleet, dark urban comedy," (New York Times). Bursting with mordant wit and alive with urgent real-life dramatic energy, Rashid Masharawi s Laila s Birthday is a (fleet, dark urban comedy - New York Times). Get credits and details for Laila's Birthday at childlitunjournal.com
A brilliant fusion of road movie, family drama, cinema of the absurd, and sociological expose,Laila's Birthdaydraws on Gaza-born Masharawi's experience as a. The Gaza-born director Rashid Mashawari captures the absurdity of the Palestinian situation in this comically deadpan, stop-and-start "road trip" through the la. Born and raised in a refugee camp on the Gaza Strip, self-taught filmmaker Rashid Masharawi draws from the daily absurdities of Palestinian life under. Laila's Birthday. A day in the life of a Palestine taxi driver, "Abu Laila". The twist here is that Laila previously served as a judge under Arafat but has been unable .
15 May - 2 min Abu Laila used to be a judge, but because the government does not have the means to pay him. Laila's Birthday (Eid milad laila) by Rashid Masharawi Palestine Director: Rashid Masharawi Screenplay: Rashid Masharawi Cinematographer. 26 Jun Abu Laila is having a day. A distinguished Palestinian judge unable to practice his profession amid the political flux and bureaucratic torpor of. Synopsis. A taxi-driving judge attempts to keep his promise to return home with a birthday cake for his young daughter while contending with everyday life in.