Annemarie Jacir

Films in our catalogue

WAJIB (Duty)

Abu Shadi is a divorced father and a school teacher in his mid-sixties living in Nazareth. After his daughter’s wedding in one month he will be living alone. Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand (...)

SALT OF THIS SEA

Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather’s savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Stubborn, passionate and determined to reclaim what is hers, she (...)

Biography

Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir has been working in independent film since 1994 and has written, directed and produced a number of short films including «A post Oslo history» (1998), «The satellite shooters» (2001) and «Like twenty impossibles» (2003). She works as a freelance editor and cinematographer and also teaches. «Salt of this sea» is her first feature fi lm. Jacir lives in Jordan and is currently writting a feature, «When I saw you».